colin.friedman.71
colin.friedman,
JHU ‘16
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
I am a student athlete majoring in mechanical engineering attending Johns Hopkins University.
Features Included
3
Essays
10
Schools
6
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Santa Fe, New Mexico
GenderMale
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Hamilton College (Clinton, NY)
  • Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Colorado School of Mines (Golden, CO)
  • Colorado State University  (Fort Collins, CO)
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Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
92 Words
Ethical dilemma, Issue of personal significance
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...
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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.
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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...
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General 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...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
27 Words
There are a wide range of topics that...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
10 Words
Hard-working Diligent...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
16 Words
Hopkins provides more opportunities to...
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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...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.14
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
28
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1740
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1250
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBaseball , Basketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Make-A-Change, Admissions or Post-Acceptance Committee, Jewish Student Union
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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