- Statement of Purpose. Illustrate your essay with specific ...
Statement of Purpose. Illustrate your essay with specific examples.
From early childhood, I nurtured a desire to become a computer
professional. My father, who happens to be an Engineer, provided me
necessary encouragement. The research skills were acquired by me
during my stay in senior school when I became interested in
computer applications and underwent some computer taught
programmes. At the time of leaving school I opted for Computer
Science for my Graduation degree. I was offered a place by a very
prestigious University of Technology called Valley View University,
During my stay at the university, the major areas of my interest
were Database Management System and software engineering. I have
experience in various projects, which involved networking and
management skills, such as Dynamic Computing and other software
engineering during my tenure as a student of VVU.
The prime reason for choosing this course is that there are
large businesses being set up in Ghana (Two new banks-Standard
Trusts with its parent bank in Nigeria and have other branches in
other parts of Africa. Eco-Bank set up by ECOWAS, the stock
exchange was recently computerised managed by foreigners which I
think is an opportunity to get involved, we also have large
software firms like Soft-Tribe which is affiliated with Microsoft
and allowed to use its modules, The Government is pushing ahead for
the computerisation of the Judiciary System and the Police
Departments) and are in need for system developers. Ghanaians are
now buying into the technology and this is the right time. I'm
really good in Java and want to go into system development to make
an impact back at home. And hope to set my own business.
I bring along a strong grasp of fundamentals in Computers and
information systems, an aptitude for teaching and team work, a zest
for challenges and an enthusiastic desire to learn all I can. I
would like to take with me, in addition to knowledge of Computer
Networks, a network of strong and lasting relationships with my
teachers and fellow-students. I hope that my background and
qualifications are found suitable for an MS in System Engineering
at George Mason University, USA.