Why Major X - Anthropology-Global Health

Essay Prompt

Why do these areas appeal to you? (3 Academic Interests selected above).  (100 words or less).

Sample Essay

I have been deeply interested in global health since my summer in Costa Rica. There I got my first taste of anthropology when I learned about the interplay between Western medicine and traditional healing in Costa Rican culture. I became fascinated by the challenges of improving the health of all people. If we conquer those challenges, I believe economic and social disparities will subsequently decrease. I hope to be a part of solving global health's greatest problems, and I see pursuing interdisciplinary studies in the humanities, social sciences, and life sciences as the next step to realizing my lofty goal.

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