Information on the written personal statement requirement for Lesley's Environmental Studies Programs.
Please answer these questions carefully, addressing each aspect fully. Your answers will be reviewed for content as well as writing ability. There are no "right" or "wrong" answers to these questions, so please consider them as thoughtfully and candidly as you are able. Open, honest communication is a cornerstone of these programs, and helps make the learning community an exciting, supportive place in which to live and learn.
M.S. in Ecological Teaching and Learning
The purpose of this essay is to give insight into an applicant's level of motivation, sense of purpose in pursuing a graduate degree, writing skills, and personal communication style. Your essay should be 1200 - 1500 words in length and address the following questions:
In reflecting on your personal and professional history, what forces have influenced your professional growth and contributed to your decision to seek admission to the Ecological Teaching and Learning program?
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