Personal Statement For Civil Engineering

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Dashrath Manjhi (1934– 17 August 2007), also known as Mountain Man, was a poor labourer in Gehlaur village, near Gaya in Bihar, India, who carved a path 110 m long, 9.1 m wide and 7.6 m deep through a hillock using only a hammer and chisel. After 22 years of work, Dashrath shortened travel between the Atri and Wazirganj blocks of Gaya town from 55 km to 15 km.
This is just one instance that illustrates the magic power of Civil Engineering in effecting radical social and economic changes. From the very outset, it is precisely this magic power of Civil Engineering that has fascinated me as a scientific discipline.
I have grown up watching “Discovery and National Geography channel” programs showing how Engineer’s solving inscrutable problems encountered during the construction of High rise buildings such as “Taipei World Financial Centre “or projects like “Rebuilding New York City 's Subway”. It made me mesmerized how we drive connections from nature to engineer these gravity deifying structures and how these modern structures are changing the face of earth. This sparked a wave of renewed curiosity and interest in understanding the engineering related to structure’s and I studied tenaciously to take Civil Engineering as under-graduate major.
At the very outset of my undergraduate program, I formulated a plan for my academic development, outlining the objectives that I must achieve at different stages of the program. With due efforts, I have attained almost all of them. My

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