risssa_rose99
risssa_rose99,
JHU ‘22
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
I am attending Johns Hopkins University for Biomedical Engineering! While I excel in all subjects, science is my passion. Feel free to ask me any questions!
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
7
Scores
6
Advice
6
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown McDonough, Georgia
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
Tap/click a school logo above to view essays and advice specific to that school.

Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

In second grade, I received my first pair of prescription glasses.Those oval lenses, while improving the images I saw around me, marked a steep decline in the image I saw of myself. Before glasses, I was too nearsighted to see images of my sister calling herself fat in the mirror as she examined her thin body; I was too nearsighted to see magazines lining aisles of grocery stores with covers displaying what a “beautiful” woman looked like. And while...
Read more...
Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
692 Words
To the woman at the basketball game, I saw you. I saw the way you looked at us. We were just sitting there, minding our own business, but you made a point to turn around and scoff at the contrast of our skin. Your disapproving eyes traveled the lengths of our bodies, lingering ever so slightly on our interlocked hands then continuing upward to meet my appalled gaze. You quickly turned back around, and thank God, because I don’t...
Read more...

School Specific Advice

More Essays

These essays haven't been tagged by school. Click school logos above to see tagged essays.

General Admissions Advice

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
59 Words
Yes, applying to college is extremely stressful, especially if you're like me and you waited until the last...
Read more...
What set me apart from other applicants
121 Words
I think what really set me apart from other applicants was my passion. Most colleges receive THOUSANDS of applications from very qualified applicants. There is simply no way for admissions offices to accept students solely based...
Read more...
Recommended summer activities during high school and college
113 Words
Summer is great and let's face it, we all want to just chill. But colleges want to see that you're using your time efficently and that includes summer hours. Your summer activities should reflect...
Read more...
Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
136 Words
OK so money is rough. If you go to a good college with great financial aid like I did, you're pretty safe. & by the way, in state tuition is not always cheaper than out-of-state. For instance, it would cost me more...
Read more...
My advice about getting recommenders
111 Words
Umm one recommender should definitely be your favorite teacher or the teacher who taught you in the subject you most excelled in. You definitely want to diversify them though. I had a biology...
Read more...
What I’d change about my application process
111 Words
My only regret was the amount of stress and pressure I put on myself to be perfect. I am SO qualified but so are thousands of other applicants. It all comes down to...
Read more...

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1460
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, Research, Beta Club, National Honor Society, Choir, Church
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

Similar Profiles

jwhit
JHU ‘20


Accepted to JHU, USC, UCSD, UMD, UConn, Colorado

Hey, I'm Julian and I aspire to be a music software developer!
firenation
JHU ‘18


Accepted to Duke, Williams, Barnard, Pomona, Wellesley, JHU, UT Austin

Political science and creative writing student involved in parliamentary debate, literary magazines, activism, taekwondo, etc.
awl3
Stanford ‘18


Accepted to UKentucky, UNC, Richmond, Tufts, Vanderbilt, Stanford

I like snacking and napping
voltroom
JHU ‘21


Accepted to JHU, UNC, GA Tech, UCLA, UC Berkeley

JHU '21. I am (potential) Physics and Math major. I am interested in pretty much everything about the cosmos.
anshort
NC State ‘16


Accepted to NC State, UNC-Greensboro, App State

I graduated from North Carolina State University in 2016 with my Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and am now pursuing my Master of Science in Nutrition degree at Meredith College