College Admissions Info

Johns Hopkins University, ‘16
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a student athlete majoring in mechanical engineering attending Johns Hopkins University.
From: Santa Fe , New Mexico
Gender: Male
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: JHU, Hamilton, Lafayette, Occidental, Pepperdine, Santa Clara, Mines, Colorado State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1250
Highest SAT: 1740
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Baseball , Basketball
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Make-A-Change, Admissions or Post-Acceptance Committee, Jewish Student Union
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College Application Essays

92 Words
I have chosen to apply to Johns Hopkins University because of the opportunity to be engaged in an engineering program while also receiving aspects of a liberal arts education. Johns Hopkins also interests me because of the strong community atmosphere I felt during my overnight visit. Although I am from New Mexico, I am excited about attending school on the East Coast where I have many friends and family. Baseball has also become an integral part of my life and...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
24 Words
The essay follows an experience I shared with a homeless person and how it reveals different characteristics of who I am as a person.

Additional Essay Details:
838 Words
A Lesson From Homeless Danny After a solid day of pitching at a college baseball camp, my mother and I stepped outside of a restaurant and into the frigid outdoors, waiting for the shuttle back to my hotel. I was immediately uncomfortable as the already punishing wind accelerated, sending blistering raindrops through the air. Water tore down the street like a monsoon. Runaway umbrellas tumbled down the sidewalks as their owners fled after them. Amidst all of the mayhem, I...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
242 Words
Choosing a final school was one of the hardest decisions I have ever had to make. There were so many different variables I was considering that were strongly influencing my decision. I ultimately decided to attend Hopkins because of its strong academic reputation. I figured I would have one opportunity to be an undergraduate, and I wanted to have as many chances to make a lasting impact. I knew that Hopkins would challenge...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
27 Words
There are a wide range of topics that...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
10 Words
Hard-working Diligent...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
16 Words
Hopkins provides more opportunities to...

What set me apart from other applicants
54 Words
It is important to present an honest portrait of yourself. I think a lot of kids...