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JHU63965,
JHU ‘19
B.S.
Was totally overwhelmed by the college admission process.
Features Included
4
Essays
2
Schools
13
Scores
5
Advice
1
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Rockaway, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)
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Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
490 Words
I ran to the friendly face in all my childhood memories. Expecting a warm embrace, I received a slap on the face and curses. “Grandma?” I cried. She hissed, “Leave.” At eighty years old, my grandma had disappeared behind a veil of disorientation cast by Alzheimer’s, which I lift by doing stimulating activities like flipping through photo albums, putting puzzles together, dancing, and singing traditional Chinese songs with her. Seeing and trying to prevent her decline inspired me to...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
268 Words
National research university? Liberal arts? As I was lost in my college search, my dad suggested I visit Columbia and Barnard because he had been a teaching assistant for both. But where Columbia is large, undergraduate-only Barnard is small -- a close-knit community that exudes its sophisticated liberal arts culture. There, I followed the in-the-classroom debater, outside-the-classroom tour guide, Miss Outgoing, around, and I met Miss Confident, a glossy cosmopolitan with glasses perched proudly on her nose and a twinkling...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
281 Words
Anne Frank would lament her depression, the terror of being hunted by Nazis, and the loss of hope as Hitler destroyed Jewish Germans. She would then scold herself, telling me how her friend Hanneli suffered in a concentration camp, with no secret annex escape. Anne felt that she lacked gratitude? I’m ashamed of myself. If we were to converse for an hour, she would explain how a radio broadcast calling for accounts of the German occupation inspired her to...
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Additional Essay Details
26 Words
I infused my essay with details about the school. When I wrote the essay about Anne Frank, I researched by reading her diary and examining quotes.
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
10 Words
Get an internship,...
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My advice about getting recommenders
15 Words
Be respectful to your teachers,...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
21 Words
I applied to over 100 scholarships, and...
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What I’d change about my application process
17 Words
I would have started writing...
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What set me apart from other applicants
30 Words
I showed that I was REALLY interested in the...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2370
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country (Recruited), Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChoir
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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