Sample Admission Essay on Personal Statement

I take this opportunity to apply for Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program at Cox School of Business of Southern Methodist University (SMU). I am highly interested in studying a business career, and I have no doubt that this program will quench my urge to develop both professionally and personally. Having gone through the course details and requirements, I found a strong relationship between my professional interests and what this program is offering.

I graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Computer information system from Grambling State University (GSU), Grambling, Louisiana and attained a cumulative GPA of 3.66 out of 4. Not only did I perform exceptionally in my bachelor but also have had theprivilege of working with different companies. I have been working at Deloitte and Touché located in Houston, Texas as Cyber Risk Consultant since 2015. In this company, I formulated a project plan to implement the Greenlight AVM within the customers’ landscape. This project involves steps of migrating from supplier proof of concept environment and the activities to test and utilize this content as well as supporting system configuration into a production Greenlight AVM environment. I examine the functional roles to remediate and remodel the access controls. Also, I perform segregation of duties reviews in variousenvironments such as ECC, production, PowerPlan, Storms and Maximo.

From 2014 to 2015 I worked as a student assistant in Engineering Department at GSUwhere I offered support to the administration sector. Here I participated in answering and transferring calls, data entry, processing and distributing emails. Itook part in preparing graphs, charts, spreadsheet data, database and other documents essential in themaintenanceof accurate and complete documentations for theengineering department. In 2014 I also worked as a Risk Assurance Intern at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), Dallas, Texas. Here I helped thecompany to develop arisk for the client and provided the best solution to eliminate the risks clients would have encountered using Visio software and PowerPoint for aclear demonstration.Between 2012 and 2014 I worked as Student Advisor at GSU,and I helped first-year students with registration and panned the international and cultural day event when in session.Also, I am highly active in co-curricular activities and associates. I am an active member of National Association of Black accountant, Association of Information Tech Prof and Phi Beta Lambda Business Fraternity.

Working in these institutions has equipped me with massive experience in the field of business,and I believe pursuing BBA program at Cox School of Business will further sharpen my skillsbecause the school has the right personnel and resources. I strongly believe that Cox School of Businessis one of the country’s leaders in business courses. I believe thatstudying this program alongside eager and bright minds, I will have an opportunity to further to prepare myself for the future career and therefore enter into business field fully baked.

My short-term objective is to geta job in a big company, and this is the reason why I am looking for a position that will offer me with an opportunity to apply my skills and educational background to help the company achieve its goals. I am also aiming at establishing and developing my own business after I have gained substantial experience in the field of business. The sophisticated knowledge obtained after completing this course will play a great role towards serving my country which recently has changed significantly for better. I am a devotedpatriot, and I undoubtedly believe that by studying this programinCox School of Business, I have an opportunityto put my passion for businessinto the practicefor both my personal gain as well as that for my country.

I look for to hear from you and thank you in advance for your time


Works Cited

Streufert, Billie et al. “10 Tips for Writing a Grad School Personal Statement”. USA TODAY College, 2012,