1. Discuss the major reasons for your interest in the Social Work profession. 2. Describe some of the successes you have achieved in school, employment, and your personal life. 3. Describe any barriers you have had to overcome while pursuing your education, employment or personal goals. 4. Describe any experiences that you have had while working with people that you felt you were able to use a skill you thought at the time was related to the Social Work profession. 5. Describe what you consider to be one of the most pressing social problems. How pervasive is the problem: What, in your opinion, causes this problem (cite and document scope, causes, implications, etc. using information from social work literature)? 6. Discuss your commitment to social justice issues and experiences that you have had that make you feel that you could effectively provide services to individuals from diverse populations reflecting religious, racial, ethnic, physical, socio-economic, gender, and sexual orientation differences? a. Identify your strengths, weaknesses, and any concerns related to your potential career in social work. b. List your long-term career goals.