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There are several sources of inspiration to pursue a doctorate degree. My grandmoth…MoniqueWalden University College of Health Sciences
What inspired me to pursue business was learning about how I can grow into a person …HenryWoodbridge High School
I am a 32-year-old mom of 2 with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. I …Keisha
Pursuing My Graduat…Eunice Alder Graduate School of Education
I grew up in a household of broken people living in a broken world. My compassion fo…KatelynAzusa Pacific University
Two years ago, shortly after reading the book "Automating Inequality" by Vir…CindyColumbia University
Growing up in an urban area in New Jersey and facing socio-economic challenges, I al…LatonyaDwight D. Eisenhower Middle School
4:15 a.m. the sound of my alarm is blaring in my ear. Get up. Shower. Make coffee. I…AlexandriaAzusa Pacific University
I am a young development practitioner who has experience in humanitarian emergencies…Serap MerveCornell University
As an older non-traditional student, I have decided it is time to give back. I have…LanceTexas A&M University
It was during the spring of 1996 when an infant girl was abandoned on the steps of a…LianaBoston College School of Social Work
As the PrEP Coordinator in a youth health center, I supported adolescents taking Tru…DevonN/A
Virginia Woolf once said, “For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.” I don’t want…ChristinaCalifornia State University, Fullerton
Before I started my undergraduate degree at Chico State, I had always had this …JamesAlliant International University

Growing up, I did not have access to western medicine or dentistry, my mother us…
SashaUniversity of Hawaii, Hilo
As a child, I listened with wide eyes as my grandfather shared his stories as an Air…ToddUniversity of Pennsylvania's Wharton School
Since a young age, I have always been what some call a people person. I love the opp…JacquelineUniversity of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Social work. If you would have asked me what social work was or is a few years ago, …EmileeOakland University
I embarked on my undergraduate journey unaware of how my intersectionality would pla…JonathanUniversity of San Diego
Community pharmacy is something I hold dear to my heart. Having worked in various co…StephanieSouth University
Every since I was a young child I knew I wanted to become a teacher. I have had prev…KendraSUNY Plattsburgh
For the first 12 years of my life I grew up on military bases, and I watched my dad …KaleighUniversity of South Florida
As I looked up the meaning behind character names for a story I was working on. Whil…Richelle
I commenced a year-long internship with a World Health Organisation (WHO) field offi…JubileeThe University of Vermont
The Johns Hopkins MPH/MBA dual degree program is the ideal program to build on my he…ScottJohns Hopkins University
To look ahead, I must touch on the past. I found my hunger to pursue graduate studie…DarrianNew York University
As an undergraduate, I majored in economics at UC Berkeley in pursuit of a career in…IfeanyiUCLA
The sudden passing of my father due to untreated heart disease led me to witness fir…GhazelSamuel Merritt University
Psychology has always played a vital role in my life. It seems like everywhere I loo…Haleyuniversity of central florida
Throughout my life, education has always offered me hope for a more fulfilling futur…JonMissouri State University
When thinking about what inspires me to continue on to graduate school, I thought of…FaithUniversity of San Francisco
"You are too smart to have ADD." "You don't look like you have ADD.&…PrincessE. E. Smith High School
The single biggest motivating factor that drives me in my pursuit of a graduate degr…NicoleSt. John's University
Originally, I came into college just to play football and to get drafted into the NF…ZacharyJohn F Kennedy University