Public Health Personal Statement Essay

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PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT
I developed strong work ethic, perseverance, and a good sense of humor from my parents. I have known the value of education since a very tender age; so I have always seen the sky has my limit. Every day is a gift to be embraced wholeheartedly. It is our job to fill that day with a hopeful and meaningful purpose. It has been said that “the most important thing in life is to live your life for something more important than your life” William James. It is deeply rooted in this philosophy that I desire to become a Health Care Specialist. I hope to provide quality health care to the underprivileged. I am motivated to pursue a career in Healthcare because of my desire to help people. I’ve long been deeply troubled by
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I can still remember that fear atmosphere when I was acknowledged that two people who lived only 2 blocks away from my house were diagnosed with SARS and their families and coworkers were isolated for further check. All neighboring schools went down and everyone on the street were with a mask on their faces, breaking news reported new cases and the number of deaths kept on increasing. Most families started to store drugs and even food just like preparing for a war. Born and grew up in Guangdong province, the epidemic seems to never sound unfamiliar to …show more content…
I would like to positively influence the health care sector in order to form a policy or system level; thereby channeling my strengths in a direction that will allow me to have an impact on many people’s lives.
I believe that my personal strengths are varied. Sometimes it is hard to identify one’s own personal strengths, for this reason I surveyed friends, family, and colleagues to get their opinions. The responses I received highlighted such qualities as perseverance, drive, dedication, commitment, patience, communicative skills, and endurance. I discovered some personal strengths and weaknesses during my volunteer experience at the Kunshan Aging Care Center. My volunteer time was spent in the rural communities in an effort to determine if working with children would be a good fit for me.
I would appreciate the opportunity to develop my inherent strengths and interests into a successful and fulfilling career and transform my personal goals into a reality. It would be an honor to have the privilege to continue my personal development in this great

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