Criminology Personal Statement

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Four years ago I walked on a busy street in Baltimore with my suitcase wheeling behind me. As each car drove past, I whipped my tears and thought about what has happened for me to be where I was at that moment. My mother was a heavy drug user. This caused many problems in the house and even problems for me after I moved out. I found relief in studying psychology in high school; it gave me insightful answers for human behavior. I learned not to blame others for their actions, but for their chemical imbalances. The passion I have for analyzing and being able to understand a person’s behavior has interested my future career in criminology.
Having an internship at The Human Services Program for my senior year has made me dedicate to majoring