Cover Letter

Parita Shah

20283 Glenrobin ter

Ashburn, VA 20147


Dr. Linda Davis

Department of Statistics

Volgenau School of Engineering

Nguyen Engineering Building

4400 University Dr.

Fairfax, VA 22030


Dear Dr. Davis,


As an aspiring analyst in the field of statistics, I am applying for Master in Statistical Science program. Department of Statistics at George Mason University is offering very uptrend mix of courses to cater the job market in the U.S.. This will help me in my preparation to enter the field of my interest – designing market research surveys and applied statistics. Volgenau School of Engineering and its Department of Statistics has an outstanding reputation and offers excellent program and courses that are focused on providing both academic as well as real-world experience – something that is very encouraging and important for a stay-at-home mother like me who is trying to re-enter the business world.


I am excited to begin this next phase of my life and am committed to hard work and achieving academic success to successfully complete my Master in Statistical Science. I have taken several courses at the community college to help myself prepare for this graduate level studies and am currently attending Into Mason Accelerated Graduate Pathway program to ensure that I have the foundation needed for my academic success.


Please find enclosed my application along with all the necessary documents. I ensure you that by accepting me as a freshman, you will have a dedicated and driven student who doesn’t shy away from working hard to achieve success and who will represent GMU with pride – both as a student now and, in the long run, as a successful graduate.


Thank you so much for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Please let me know if you have any questions or if I can be of any further assistance. You may reach me at (571) 201-4088 or


With regards,




Parita Shah