I am a senior Accounting major student. I will receive Bachelor of Science- Business degree in May 2014. I am now applying for the graduate degree in Accounting at Clemson University.
I transferred to Winthrop University in South Carolina last year through a joint University undergraduate program. I think I have seized the great opportunity in my life to study in USA because USA has high quality education and I am excited to experience different culture. Since this is my second year in USA, I am looking forward to pursuing a graduate degree in Accounting because I have set my short-term and long-term goals.
I believe that goals can give me strong motivations and guide me in a right way to pursue them. My short-term goal is to achieve academic success at Clemson University. I will be devoted to passing CPA exams when I am in graduate school. I hope I can try to find an internship or even a job after graduating from Clemson University. At the same time, I want to try my best to communicate with other people and further improve my English. My long-term goal is to start my career in a foreign-funded company in China. I hope I can apply knowledge and experiences that I have had in USA to the practical situations so that I can reveal the meaningful times that I spent in USA.
I am highly motivated to continue pursuing graduate degree in Accounting as a result of several reasons. First, I am interested in Accounting. I am good at Mathematics and I have a good sense of numbers all the time. Second, my personality is suitable for studying Accounting. I am careful and patient. I am courageous to face challenges. Accounting is a challenging major. I did well in undergraduate school. I am confident to do well in the future. Third, though Accounting is a challenging major, students who study in Accounting have a high employment rate nowadays both in USA and China. There are increasing demands on professional accountants in job markets due to fast development in economy in China. I believe that I will have a good career prospects in...