The Personal Background Statement is an opportunity to communicate your reason for pursuing a graduate degree in social work, your career goals, relevant personal history that has contributed to your decision to become a professional social worker.
1.Describe a social issue of importance to you. Why is it significant and how could you influence or make an impact on this issue as a professional social worker?
2.Briefly discuss your strengths and challenges. What qualities do you possess that are essential for success as a social work professional?