Please note that the Personal Statement prompt has changed for Fall 2022 admissions. Please respond to BOTH of the reflective questions listed below. Personal statements should be double spaced in 12 pt font, not exceed the listed word count, and uploaded to your Interfolio Application.
- Please reflect on the role that power and privilege have played in your life. How does your experience with power and privilege impact your understanding of social justice in the social work profession? (300 words or less)
- Please reflect on how your past experience working with and on behalf of diverse and vulnerable populations (individuals, families, groups, and communities) has impacted your understanding of the term equity? What do you believe is the role of the social work profession in working towards greater social justice? As a Master’s level Social Worker, what role do you anticipate playing in promoting social justice, particularly for marginalized and vulnerable populations? (500 words or less)