College Admissions Info

Johns Hopkins University, ‘18
BA, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Filipina pre-med from Hawaii who travelled 4780 miles to attend Johns Hopkins.
From: Kapolei , Hawaii
Gender: Female
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: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Tagalog

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2150
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Church, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Marching Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
655 Words
That night was supposed to be just another concert, just another charity event for people who walked past and pretended to listen to the Iolani Jazz Combo. Just another concert where my friend and I played the same songs we always played until the next act arrived and we were allowed to eat dinner. So when the guest musician sat next to me on the piano bench and took complete control of my part, I had no idea what to...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
554 Words
Prompt: Johns Hopkins University was founded in 1876 on a spirit of exploration and discovery. As a result, students can pursue a multi-dimensional undergraduate experience both in and outside of the classroom. Given the opportunities at Hopkins, please discuss your current interests—academic or extracurricular pursuits, personal passions, summer experiences, etc.—and how you will build upon them here. - Some people are born with natural character. Some parents can say, “She’s got spirit!” about their three-year old child while...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
109 Words
I was pretty lackadaisical about the entire admissions process for reasons I can't quite remember, but I really wish I had taken it more seriously! I told my mother, "I'm going to apply...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
107 Words
While summer is a great time to relax and enjoy time away from studying and work, it is actually meant for both! Taking courses or working during the summer is extremely helpful...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
96 Words
I did not apply for scholarships or financial aid because at the time, my family did not qualify for financial aid and I did not receive any scholarships. The...

How to increase chances at my school
117 Words
Do not slack off. I know high school seems like a time when you should be enjoying yourself "before you go off into the real world," but it is a time when you should be...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
146 Words
I am not the typical pre-med student who has joined Health Leads and the Service Fraternity or works in a research lab 40 hours a week. I am part of dance groups and culture groups and volunteer groups (outside of the Service Fraternity) and it's...