College Admissions Info

Johns Hopkins University, ‘18
BA, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

Sophomore at JHU studying Biophysics with a strong interest in medicine and research
From: Leesburg , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Parent, Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UVA, William & Mary, VA Tech, JHU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
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Other Language(s) Spoken: Punjabi

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1570
Highest SAT: 2320
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Science Club/Team, Hospital Volunteer, Library Volunteer, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Failure experience
648 Words
They were fickle creatures, tranquil one day because of normal care, ghastly the next because of the same. When we changed how we nurtured them, they usually rebelled, rarely becoming satisfied. Even when the all-powerful master took care of them, they would riot, defying even her iron grip that allowed for no insurgence. On the days they looked normal, happily reproducing, they were secretly hiding a colony of anarchists only found when looking in the highest power of the microscope....

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
518 Words
When I was younger, I used to fall asleep on my mother’s stomach, my left ear pressed up against her soft cotton t-shirt. The cotton was warm from the heat of her skin, giving my cheek beautiful bliss until… grrrr. Her stomach had just grumbled. I jumped up from her stomach, shocked at that alarming, mysterious noise her stomach had made. I thought it was trying to eat me. “Mommy is your stomach hungry?” I used to ask. “Everyone...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
246 Words
"Tell us about one of your quirks" -UVA I drink tea based on my ever-shifting mood. Mint is for the stress. It is for easing those tight shoulders and pained hands in the middle of the night. It is for stretching myself as far as possible, so close to breaking, but escaping by just an inch, saved by the freshness of that tea. Chai tea is the perfect sunrise. The brown liquid burns a trail through my esophagus as I...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
11 Words
Intelligent, Driven, Enthusiastic...

Why I ultimately chose my school
165 Words
As a tour guide at my school, I get asked this a lot "Why did you even choose to come here." It's actually a required question we end all our tours with. So why did I choose Hopkins? I chose it for two primary reasons: scientific research and the people....

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Baltimore may have a bad rep,...