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I am writing my Personal Statement for my graduate school application right now.

Coming to the Degree Objective section, I became a little dizzy.

Does it require me to write which program degree I want to pursue? Or my goals in achieving graduate degree, like serve the community, self-fulfillment.

Can anyone explain what I should write about?

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Your degree objective is simply the degree you wish to obtain (e.g. Ph.D. in Chemistry).

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I would write about both--which degree I wanted, and also, why I want to pursue that degree.

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