Standard Deadline: January 15, 2024
Please submit responses to the following three questions in place of a personal goals statement. Please upload your responses in the online application. Responses are capped at 250 words each.
- Why do you want to become a counselor? Specifically, what do you hope to do when you complete your degree concentrating in Clinical Mental Health Counseling?
- Our program’s mission focuses on multiculturalism, social justice, and advocacy. (Read more about our program mission and objectives.) Reflect on the mission of our counseling program and share what stands out to you. How will our mission inform how you will engage in learning and develop as a counselor?
- As part of your training to become a counselor, you will be asked to explore your own personal biases, identify personal strengths and growth areas, and develop your interpersonal skills. Describe an area of interpersonal or intra-personal growth for you and give an example of how it may limit your ability to be an effective counselor. (Note: please think more deeply than challenges like time management or study skills.)