College Admissions Info

Johns Hopkins University, ‘15
BS, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Computational and Applied Mathematics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Recent Biomedical Engineering grad from Hopkins
From: Fayetteville , Arkansas
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: JHU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2200
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High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

The education system in South Korea stands as one of the most extensive and rigorous systems of an OECD nation. From the moment a child is conceived to the instant that child hits maturity, education is held very highly by Korean parents for their children. Among such emphasis on education, one particular subject seems to stand out as especially vital: English. This emphasis on English has surprised me, because some Korean parents would do anything to have their child speak...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
245 Words
By attending Johns Hopkins University, I understand that time in classes may average out to be 13 hours per week for me and others, but I value the amount of free-time that will be given to us because I know it will give me more time to volunteer and participate in extracurricular activities. I also have a mechanical engineering idea that I have in mind, which I’d want to make into a reality through the resources offered at Johns Hopkins....

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
263 Words
I am highly interested in majoring in biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University and possibly seeking another degree in medical-related sciences. My grandfather, a veteran doctor during the Korean War, has been a huge influence on my decision to pursue a career in the medical field. During and after the war, he embodied the Hippocratic Oath by delivering babies and providing medical attention to the most impoverished families for free. He even began giving whatever money he had in his...

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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I've always had a love for teaching and mentoring and my extracurricular...