Statement of Purpose for Business Studies
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
I am entering the most crucial phase in my life; a phase during which I need to make significant academic decisions that will have a bearing on my future life and career. After thorough introspection of my strengths and interests I have concluded that a program that integrates Economics, Accounts and Business studies is the most appropriate choice for me.
My father is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and Associate Cost and Works Accountant. He works in the area of international development, handling loan disbursement, financial appraisal, review of accounts and audited statements of different development projects financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He is presently posted in ADB, Manila and supervises the
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I have been actively involved in various school activities, both academic and extracurricular and my stellar performances have won me recognition. My first leadership experience was when I was chosen as the school prefect in grade fifth. In the middle school, I received a certificate of consistent performance, for achieving academic scores exceeding 90% for all three years. I have learnt Bharatnatyam, a a classical south-Indian dance form, rooted in devotion to God that goes back more than 2,000 years, from the Ganesa Natyalaya, Delhi for seven years. It is performed to an accompaniment of the equally ancient vocal Carnatic music and an orchestra comprising a drum, flute and a stringed instrument. Bharatnatyam is taught by a guru (one-on-one or at most 3 to 4 students) over five years or more, before a candidate is judged fit to give a solo performance. The average solo performance in Bharatnatyam extends to more than 2 hours, with just a 15-20 minute break. I gave my first public solo performance (debut) in April 2007. From the age of six, I have been exposed to Carnatic Music, a traditional south-Indian music form, which usually involves singing devotional songs. I have secured several certificates from my school for excellence in music. Dance and music are pastimes that keep me stress free and provide peace and relaxation. I also love to read books as they help widen my horizons and help open the doors of