Personal Statement

Personal Statement

Sample Essay

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The most important thing that I learned in the military was teamwork. teamwork only occurs if there is communication between the different team members and each member is able to communicate freely with each other even the leader is there as a guide not as a dictator. In Iraq and even before that, I learned to rely on my peers and my colleagues as we dealt with life and death situations. It led to mutual respect and trust for each other. Similarly in the case of the classroom the teacher, I believe, is more of a guide and a member of the team which is the class. And communication between teacher and student has to be very free flowing and easy so that the teacher and the students understand each other and I think it leads to a kind of respect and trust which is not possible if the teacher is aloof and uses the dictatorial approach with students. (more…)

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