College Admissions Info

Johns Hopkins University, ‘19
BS, Neuroscience

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Johns Hopkins University, Class of 2019 :)
From: Houston , Texas
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, Duke, Rice, UT Austin
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Urdu, Hindi

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1590
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Student Council / Government, Boy/Girl Scouts, Chess, Church, Debate Club/Team, Hospital Volunteer, Library Volunteer, Photography / Film, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Staring up at the ‘Great Wall’, I trembled at the sight of the Huns, fierce warriors who had no objection to causing little girls who had an unhealthy obsession with Hello Kitty to fall to the perils beneath. After watching Mulan eight times, to the chagrin of my mother, my representation of the situation might not have been entirely accurate. To my four-year old self’s defense, the stones on the rock climbing wall could have easily passed for the...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
605 Words
Ten words. Ten measly, miniscule, diminutive words transformed the very purpose of my being. Ten words proved to me that immortality, an elixir that many have long searched for, could be attainable, that immortality existed outside of the fanciful and whimsical fairytales that are only as real as bedtime stories. Ten words gave me the secret to immortality. Before we had immigrated to America, my mom had worked as a gynecologist in her home country. In this vocation, she was...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
346 Words
Shots. Camera shots, shot glasses, and injection shots, my worst nightmare after staying at Texas Children’s Hospital. After being diagnosed with viral meningitis in sixth grade, I ‘moved’ into one of the in-patient rooms at Texas Children’s Hospital for two weeks and had been poked and prodded a total of 63 times, sometimes to get blood samples, connect an IV, or go through the torture of staying still through several lumbar punctures. Surprisingly enough, the two-week hospital vacation wasn...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I didn't use a private admissions counselor but know had friends who have. I would not recommend it because they work with you to strengthen your resume...

My advice about getting recommenders
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You need to start building relationships with your teachers starting in freshmen year. And even if you are no longer in that teacher's class, go by...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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You can choose any topic you want, just make sure it's creative. Johns Hopkins...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Depending on your major, I would definitely recommend doing something you are passionate about over the summer, whether that be finding...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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Depending on one's financial need, a private university can be less expensive than a state school. The nice thing about private universities is that they have a huge endowment which means they give you a large grant...