Archive | Personal Statement

Old Stuff Bring Me New Challenge

by Shirley Yang I look up the clock on the wall. Oh, My God! It’s almost 1am in the morning and I am still preparing for the tomorrow’s history mid-term exam. It covers severn chapters from colonial period to Civil War. I have to say I am not good at historical date, figures and events. […]

Why we spell, and Onions.

by Jose Morales I just watched one of the best TEDed videos I have seen so far. It is about spelling, but more so about the meaningful structures of language that we as speakers take for granted. Whether we’re learning a new language from scratch, or just speaking our native language we rarely think about […]

Three Years

by Jose Morales   I can’t believe it has been three years. Three years. That is one year short of a presidential term. Yes, it is hard to believe I have been working at the ELLS for so long, yet It all makes sense in retrospect. I have worked at the learning centers since sophomore […]

Nonverbal Language Services

by Jose Morales Here at the English Language Learner Services we love to help you with your English communication skills. Whether is written or spoken, we have a program or resource to help you as a student thrive in the English language, and succeed by applying it academically. When we think of language we think […]

Let’s Talk About It

I remember the Idea hitting me with an air of promise. It was last year’s spring when I went to George Mason for a quick tour about their ESOL programs. I had my mind set, ready for learning and brainstorming. At GMU, I learned about the various services they provide to English language learners. They […]

Personal Statement Outline

By Cecilia Enriquez Source of my passion My American dream is to be a doctor and organize a group of doctors that are willing to help me and going with me into far communities that has little or no access to medicine. As a Bolivian, my plan is to go to these towns and be […]

Immigration Experience

By Cecilia Enriquez Coming to the US was a big change for my family and me, everyday we learned something new from American society. We arrived at my uncle’s house, where we stayed for a month, and then my dad decided to find a place for us. He rented an apartment and we moved there […]

Source of my passion

By Cecilia Enriquez The passion that drives me everyday to continue studying and giving the best of me to people around me is my American dream. Before I came to US, I set goals that would help me to make my dream came true. My American dream is to be a doctor and organize a […]

Personal Statement for Public Health Nursing

By Kouadio Koko This paper is written to provide information on my career, and a general outlook of my professional ambitions with a public health nursing focus. I am very comfortable with public health nursing. I believe that a career choice should not be focused only on financial need, but also what you will enjoy […]

Afghan School

By Ahmad Abdul Ali Leaving Kabul and escaping to Mazar-Sharif was a difficult but life saving migration which distanced us from the ongoing war in Kabul. As I was five years old, it was time for me to go to school, which I looked forward to with a great passion. Our school was very small […]