College Admissions Info

risssa_rose99
risssa_rose99
Johns Hopkins University, ‘22
BS, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

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!
From: McDonough , Georgia
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Accepted At: GA Tech
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Test Scores

1460
SAT
33
ACT
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High School Performance

4.20
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Top 1%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, Research, Beta Club, National Honor Society, Choir, Church
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College Application 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...









Supplemental Essay for Harvard: 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...











College 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...





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...





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...





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...





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...





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...