1. Provide a brief introduction focusing on your education, career, and decision to apply to xxxxxx university 2. In relation to your doctoral program application, what area of recent research in the field would you want to study, and why? 3. How does your current vocation relate to your application to the doctoral program? 4. How will your experiences and personal skills help you to be successful in your program? 5. What long-term goals do you have for applying your learning from your doctoral program? .