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Chances for Regular D.

xsuubiexxsuubiex Posts: 498. Member
edited December 2005 in Johns Hopkins University
[size=+1] JHU CHANCES!? [/size]

Stats:
  • SAT I: 650m 670r 640w (1320)
  • SAT IIs: Math1 690, Math2 700, Bio-m 660, US hist-650
  • GPA: 97(3.88)w 93ish unw
  • Rank: 86/977 (10%)
Subjective:
  • Essays: used common app submitted 3 essays:
    1-Personal essay, wrote what i did and how it relates to who I am
    2-10$ to buy a train ticket to visit camp rising sun (international scholarship leadership camp)
    3-class that led me to do award winning project
  • Teacher Recs: two very good teacher rec's
  • Counselor Rec: Did'nt read, assume it is very good as well
  • Hook (if any): Raised by Muslim father, Jewish mother
Location/Person:
  • State or Country: NY
  • School Type: Large, public
  • Ethnicity: Russian, white
  • Gender: Male
  • Perceived Strengths/Weaknesses: Weak-SAT, GPA strong- essays, charectar, talents
Resume:
  • Founded robotics team, i am a key member,
  • Varsity Tennis,
  • Leadership role in local YouthBoard(volunteering),
  • Play the Viola in symphony orchestra,
  • attended camp rising sun,
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Replies to: Chances for Regular D.

  • cujoe169cujoe169 Posts: 3,318Registered User Senior Member
    it's hard to say anymore! originally i would've said the sat is too low, but then the ed results shocked the hell outta me, just apply, and see?!
  • xsuubiexxsuubiex Posts: 498. Member
    yea i was hoping my essays, extracurriculars would make up for low sat's :)
  • Hope1988Hope1988 Posts: 40Registered User Junior Member
    Yes indeed!
    I was very shocked by ED results.
    For some reason I was led to believe that Johns Hopkins was very selective but this year's ED, at least posted on CC, did not reflect that. Maybe because the fact that ED/EA applications are way up at IVY and other top schools this year may have had some effect this year.
    Interesting anyhow.
  • xsuubiexxsuubiex Posts: 498. Member
    Since alot of people use at as in 'ivy-saftey' maybe people like me who are actually interested in the school have a small boost. I think thats the only way i'll get in, no interviewer was available in my area :(
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