It's also easy to come across as a whiner or an ungenerous and angry person who doesn't have the inner resources to make the most of one's circumstances. His representation of Amherst is extremely positive.
He praises the school while noting that the curricular offerings do not match his professional goals.
By attending Penn, I hope to broaden and deepen my knowledge in anthropology, participate in more summer field work, volunteer at the museum, and eventually, go on to graduate school in archaeology.
My reasons for transferring are almost entirely academic.
His letter will need to be extremely strong for his transfer application to be successful.
During the summer after my first year of college, I spent six weeks volunteering at an archaeological excavation in Hazor, site of the largest tel (mound) in Israel.
Let's face it—if you are transferring it is because there is something about your current school that you don't like.
It's easy to be negative and critical of your classes, your professors, your college environment, and so on.
I'm majoring in anthropology, but the program at Amherst is almost entirely contemporary and sociological in its focus.
More and more my interests are becoming archaeological and historical.