Criminal Justice Guide for Graduate Students: Write a Reflective Essay

Writing a Reflective Essay

A reflective essay is a critical examination of a life experience. For students pursuing a Master of Science in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Theory and Research, a reflective essay means writing about connections between experiences and theoretical concepts learned, and considering future implications. Below are some resources that may help students understand how to write a reflective essay. 

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