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johnnyhop
johnnyhop
Johns Hopkins University ‘14
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Early Graduate, Highest Honors - Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
From: , New Hampshire
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Bucknell, CMU, Cornell, Lafayette, Lehigh, Rochester, UVA, WashU, RPI, UConn, Duke, Northwestern
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2130
SAT
Highest SAT: 2130
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Golf, Soccer, Basketball
Extracurricular Activities: School Jazz / Orchestra, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

716 Words
The Juggler “Throw, catch, throw, catch...” The rhythmic pattern is ingrained in my mind. I have seen the balanced cascade pass before my eyes many times, and I know where the next ball will fall, and where it will then be thrown. This pattern, with its unwavering certainty, could go on forever, predictably, but why? It would be like the rocking horse in my childhood living room, where I used to spend hours swaying back and forth, confined by the...











Additional Essay Details:
558 Words
Johns Hopkins Supplemental Essay: Why Hopkins/Why your major? My interest in engineering began even before I knew the meaning of the word. As a young child, I loved to cook with my Mom and would enjoy stirring, pouring, and mixing solutions. From experience, I knew that the quality of the final product would depend on the accuracy with which I followed the recipe, so I would meticulously measure out each ingredient before proceeding. Likewise, the result of any engineering...









College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
182 Words
I would definitely recommend that applicants to upper-tier schools spend their high school summers productively. I worked at a golf course, which gave me some great real-world experience (and helped me realize what I DON’T want to be stuck doing for the rest of my life) but did not help give me a leg up in the application process....