College Admissions Info

Johns Hopkins University, ‘19
BS, Neuroscience, Public Health

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Johns Hopkins Class of 2019
From: Sugar Land , Texas , Colombia
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: JHU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1360
Highest SAT: 1920

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:

Extracurriculars & Awards

How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

On June eighteenth this past summer I embarked on two journeys: one as a tourist and the other as a boy becoming a man. On the night of my seventeenth birthday, my father handed me a strange gift: his phone. Confused, I read through the contents on the screen. The phone had my boarding pass to Colombia, the heartland of my family. Looking even closer, I saw there was only one boarding pass. A rush of excitement and anxiety came...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
503 Words
Going back to Colombia this summer solidified my aspiration to become a physician. The experience of going on a trip alone taught me how to become more independent, and self sufficient. I savored exotic foods and experienced many things. More importantly grew to love and embrace my culture and heritage and grew in my passion and motivation towards medicine. I observed much of the countryside through the window of a bus or taxi and experienced many cities by foot. This...

Additional Essay Details:
59 Words
Exact 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.

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
71 Words
I would Study more for standardized tests. The are a factor and its better to have that on your side. However...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
60 Words
I only interviewed with Johns Hopkins. I was with an alumni. He was very friendly and supportive. You...

Why I declined other schools
37 Words
DO NOT apply early decision if you are not in love...