Graduate school cover letter: no/minimal professional history

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Dear [Admissions Director],

This letter is to convey my interest in admission to the [Semester Date] Master of [Master's Program] program at [University- School]. With a Bachelor's Degree in [field] and a motivation to learn more, I feel well prepared for this academic challenge.

My additional qualifications include extensive theoretical knowledge of [relevant industry process], [additional relevant process], and [another relevant process]. My background also involves successfully [student project or accomplishment]. My [internship/professional experience] helped me to better understand the practical applications of [industry] theories. Additionally, I have proficiency in [technical/linguistic skill].

My commitment to education and results-oriented attitude means that I will be fully engaged in this program. My long-term goal of making a significant impact on the [industry] industry can only be met by gaining the fundamental knowledge offered by your [masters program] program. My outstanding interpersonal skills help me to motivate others and will contribute to a positive learning environment.

In an effort to discuss this matter further, I will be contacting your office within the next few days to see if we might set up an interview.