Communication and Leadership

Why would you make a good candidate for our school?


Why would you make a good candidate for our school?

I maintain that if we all spoke before thinking and took action without leadership, communication and leadership could not exist. As a result of this observance, therefore, I will try to describe in detail why I have chosen to be a leader in our society. All I can possibly tell you is the sort of experiences I’ve had that demonstrate how interested I am in helping others, and how in a roundabout way this involves communication and leadership abilities.

Just as sure as I was in my reasoning to join the Army, I am sure I want to join your Masters program here at Gonzaga University. I have always wanted to make a difference in our world and the Army was one way that I knew that I could. When I turned eighteen, I joined the National Guard. Bright eyed, bushy tailed, and full of hope for the future, I went to basic training and eventually was deployed to Iraq at the tender age of twenty. When most young adults are this age, they are worried about tests and what to do on a Friday night, but not me. I wanted to help others, and because of this, I was in a Middle Eastern culture saving my friends’ lives and learning hard lessons that I would not even wish my worst enemy to learn. I...

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