UMD 300 word essay for transfer student
An essay describing your past academic experiences and your reasons for wishing to transfer to Maryland at this point in your academic career is required. Students who have been out of school for several years, or who have a personal circumstance that affected their academic performance, may wish to address that situation in their essay. Your essay should be no more than 300 words.
Ever since the day I decide to join community college, I knew that I wanted to electrical and computer engineer. My academic experience at Baltimore City Community College is awesome in terms of grade, but I have some limitation extracurricular activities such as research, internship, organization involvement and student competitions. The limitation is occurred due to personal reasons and taking extra classes during summer. So, in the first year when started looking at 4 years universities, I realized that needed to pick one that had a research opportunity, internship, community engagement and also I want the school that helps me to accomplish my research plan about energy sources.
After looking several schools, I decided that UMD electrical and computer engineering program is my first choice. The fundamental reason I decided to join UMD was the school provide things that are acquired for my career plan. As mentioned on the website of UMD they offer Undergraduate Research Fellowships, internship opportunities, professional engineering organization involvement, and student competitions. Besides the points I mentioned earlier they help me to improve and enhance my mathematics, physics, basic engineering science knowledge.
I got an opportunity to visit UMD during fall TERP of 2017. I was able to meet with kind members of alumni, which work with a student like a hand in glove then we visit classrooms, laboratories and surrounds. I was impressed by specific undergraduate extracurricular activities, which includes on-campus and off-campus opportunity. In the internship, I would have a chance to gain professional experience from popular companies like Ultisat, Clark construction and Exelon, which will provide me the best resources to feel prepared for the future. My transcript reveals that I have done satisfactorily at BCCC furthermore, I know would develop my knowledge at UMD. ECE program at UMD is perfectly meet my career interests and professional goals.