Ks0320
Ks0320,
JHU ‘19
B.A., Pre-Medicine Studies, , Public Health Studies
Public Health major & Computer Science minor, pre-med at Johns Hopkins
Features Included
2
Essays
18
Schools
21
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Columbus, Ohio
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Gan Chinese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • Ohio State University - Columbus (Columbus, Oh)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
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Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)

Applied for a B.A. in Pre-Medicine Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
662 Words
Overcoming personal struggle
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...
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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...
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General 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.14
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2230
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAsian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Math Team, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Science Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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