University of Waterloo application essay
Please tell us about your educational goals, your interest in your chosen program(s), and your reasons for applying to the University of Waterloo. If you have applied to more than one program please discuss your interest in each program. (900 character limit)
Taking a computer science course at my high school and doing programming as a hobby sparked my interest in this field and defined my decision to pursue a career as a computer software professional. I aspire to develop the skills of interpreting problems in such ways that I can use machines and computation to solve them. Studying computer science will allow me to advance my programming skills and expand my knowledge of the mathematics needed for developing algorithms and solving complex problems with the help of technology. Being an international leader in mathematics and computer science, the University of Waterloo is perfect for achieving these goals. Its innovative culture and world renowned coop program would be huge motivators for me to grow academically and professionally. Rotating between school and work would allow immediate application of my academic skills to the real world.