Admission/Application Essay: BA in Psychology.
Briefly introduce yourself. Show how your background and experience have prepared you for the program ” Graduated with a BA in Psychology, taught 2 years of lab techniques of neuroscience, two years of research experience in a cognitive psych lab, work currently at a residential treatment facility for teens.”
Outline some core values and beliefs – and how they will support your success in the program. “Empathy and open mindedness”
Tell about your learning goals – what is it you hope to learn from the program, and how you hope to use that new
Give an indication of your career plans and the contributions you hope to make after you complete the program. “Work in the mental health field, hopefully in a hospital psych unit with teens or young adults. I would not mind having my own practice where I work with evidenced based treatment styles”
Have you ever had any paraprofessional and/or volunteer experiences in counseling?
I am looking to get this paper started. My light answers are in quotations next to the questions. I would prefer to have the focus be on the values and what I hope to get out of the program, as that is where I am struggling with wording.