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Personal statement: My name is Ahmed Salama, 32 years old. I’m a dentist, graduated 2011. I live in Cairo which is the capital of Egypt. Actually, I come from another city – Banha, where I lived for 13 years. I’m interested in drawing, painting and listening to music. In addition, I’m a big fan of watching English Premier League, especially Liverpool, where my favorite player Mo Salah is playing. For me, dentistry is about hard working, being able to take charge as a leader but also work within a team, in paced environment. The profession is very appealing to me, as it not only combines my love of science, but you also have the chance to make a real improvement on the quality of life of your patients. After a total of 4 years at 3 dental practices, both private and public work, I have learnt the importance of communication between patient and dentist and have gained a real appreciation for the hard work and dedication required in such a demanding profession. I really enjoyed engaging with a wide range of people and I believe that my self motivation and nurturing nature are a great foundation. Ten years ago during my internship, I spent 4 days at 3 private and public practices where I met an endodontist, prosthodontist and an orthodontist. However, I found orthodontics is my passion, so I spent most of the time shadowing in orthodontic clinic. I learned about types of braces, retainers and how to diagnose and put the right treatment plan for every patient. Whilst watching the prosthodontist, I observed veneer applications, composite fillings and crown preparations. I learnt about the need for adaptability and the importance of effective teamwork between dentist, dental nurse and dental Laboratory. I also was very interested by how the dental prostheses were made and arranged work experience in a dental laboratory, spending a day learning how porcelain crowns and veneers are made. After I finished my internship training, I decided to start doing my masters in Orthodontics. Actually, I didn’t find better than British Universities. That is why, I begun the journey with University of Dundee, which had its campus in Cairo at that time. I loved the way of explaining theories and how the teaching was very different than what I used to. After finishing my masters, I decided to continue with the British learning, so I sit for the Membership of Royal College exams in 2020 and was very proud of passing it and holding such a respected certificate. Together with studying and passing exams, I was working in my private clinic. I noticed that my clinic is considered as a project and I’m the manger of it. So, I started searching for masters in MBA or healthcare management. During my search in all prestigious British universities, like Oxford and Cambridge, I found its price quite expensive for me. Then I found your college with a reasonable price and respected ranking according to the Times Higher Education (THE). My ambition is to develop my skills in management so I can use it to grow up my private practice and deal with patients professionally. In addition, I want to learn how to get profit from such a project with being sensitive around nervous patients and fully explaining any treatments, as it means patients are more willing to be open and trusting towards me. I am a hard-working, enthusiastic and compassionate dentist with a huge desire to learn. I realize that a good dentist must be responsible, dedicated, and ethical and believe that I am capable of that. Therefore, I will be able to fit into social and academic aspect of business school to be a good dental and business man.