College Admissions Info

Johns Hopkins University, ‘19
BA, Pre-Medicine Studies, Public Health Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Public Health major & Computer Science minor, pre-med at Johns Hopkins
From: Columbus , Ohio
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Ohio State, Purdue, Case, JHU
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Gan Chinese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Math Team, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Overcoming personal struggle
662 Words
Don’t make your kids switch schools in the middle of high school. It’s too traumatic. —Possible proverb. When I started high school at Worthington Kilbourne, I was an excited slightly-nerdy freshman. I played tennis, joined the Science Olympiad and Mock Trial teams, and did homework. I spent my weekends watching TV and sleeping. But I also had a ton of friends. Tennis friends, lunch friends, club friends, class friends…I had more friends as a freshman than I...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
499 Words
I’ve learned a lot about human health and biology from the dinner table, since my mom is a scientist and she’s been so passionate about her work. By the time I was in sixth grade I’d heard a lot about the benefit of probiotics from her work as a food microbiologist, so when my first pets, a pair of hamsters, had a litter I decided to look at whether feeding yogurt to hamster babies could help with...

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
47 Words
The Public Health Crisis in Africa- it was taught by a really cool professor...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
49 Words
Greek life (sorority) because I wanted a more tight-knit sense of community, Engineers without Borders...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
112 Words
I didn't use a private admissions counselor, but my school was pretty small so the counselors knew us each pretty well. The best advice I got was to be true to yourself; overly edited...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
125 Words
I interviewed with Northwestern, UPenn, Harvard, Brown, Columbia, Cornell and Purdue. I had good experiences and bad ones, but overall I would say don't worry about it too much. Interviews really have very little weight; for Northwestern my...

How to increase chances at my school
70 Words
Since Hopkins is such a research-oriented school, it's really good if you have prior experience. See if you can set up...