College Admissions Info

Johns Hopkins University, ‘20
BA, Public Health

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

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From: Vancouver , Canada
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: Cornell, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UMich
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1520
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, After School Sports Coach, Model Congress / Model UN, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for JHU, Cornell, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UMich, Harvard, Princeton, UPenn, Yale, Columbia: Failure experience, Issue of personal significance, One moment that changed you, Overcoming personal struggle
663 Words
I distinctly remember my little heart pounding in ambitious excitement, listening intently to the teacher's request for us to write down our dreams as I was being handed a small slip of paper. As I scribbled ferociously, I knew I did not want to tread water in the ocean of hopeful lawyers or doctors. I wanted to sail down the little stream filled with dreams of playing basketball in the WNBA. When I started high school, my aspirations were within...

Supplemental Essay for JHU: “Why us” school essay
530 Words
I have an obsession with health. But I'm not just talking about physical health; I'm also talking about mental health, which involves positive thinking and an innate curiosity. Furthermore, my devotion to health is inclusive of the well being of an entire community. All the experiences I have had so far all fit into an intricate puzzle that define what health means to me and why I have considered the program of Public Health Studies at Johns Hopkins University as...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
95 Words
Before choosing a college, go visit the campus! This made a huge difference in my decision to pick Hopkins over Cornell and the UCs. You have to be able...

Post-college plans
82 Words
Originally, I had wanted to come to Hopkins to study pre-med, however, after taking Macroeconomics with Professor Barbera, everything changed. I had also been interested...

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to (JHU)
121 Words
All the professors here are more than happy to help undergraduates. Go to their office hours! For example, I went to talk to my economics professor, Dr. Barbera, a couple of times, and he was able...