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JHU ED chance

brandonchen32brandonchen32 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
Please chance on me for JHU ED for biology

Status: international US citizen
Country and race: Taiwan, Asain
Course data: *no AP course provided.*

TOEFL: 106
SAT1: 2000
SAT2: Bio(M): 750, Math2: 780, Chem:750
Unweighted GPA: 4.0 (no weighted cuz no AP)

1. You CARE Foundation- blood donation volunteer for 100+ hours(2013)

2. You CARE Foundation- charity bazaar volunteer for 50 hours(2014)

3. Taiwan National Palace Museum volunteer-summer assistant English guide for 100+ hours (2014)

4. AIEF (American International Education Foundation)college fair- translation assistant for 100+ hours (2014)

(total 400+ hours for volunteering)

1. HOBY WLC (Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership World Leadership Congress) in Chicago - Representative of Taiwan (2014)

2. AIESEC 2014 International Congress in Taiwan- Attendee (2014)


1. international study program with Tufts University- Attendee (2012)

2. international study program with University College London- Attendee (2013)

3. San Francisco French American School Exchange Program-Host (2012)


1. Taipei Cicero High School English Debate Tournament -1st place (2012)

2. IYPT (international Young Physicists Tournament) Taiwan series- Best Debater (2014)

3. Mei-Ling Holistic Music Academy percussion tournament- winning team (2013)


1. "Yue-Gwang" Percussion Orchestra - Co-founder and vice president (2012~)

2. Official percussion concert in KHS Hall, Taipei- Marimba player (2013)

3. School debate team- vice president and treasurer (2012~2014)

4. High School English Drama Presentation- class supporting actor (2013)

5. School Magazine English column writer (2013,2014)


1. School honor biology study group- founder and agenda organizer (2012~)

2. High School 12th grade English competition- 1st prize (2014)

3. High School Math Honor Class Annual Science Project Competition and Presentation- 1st prize (2013,2014)


1. Math honor class- vice class leader (2014)

2. Math honor class- foreign affairs manager (2013)

3. Math honor class- deputy of computer and technological equipment management(2014)

4. Math honor class Annual Science Project Competition and Presentation- Chief introductory film editor and co-director (2013)

4.Debate tournament training program- Chief debate skill trainer (2013,2014)

Thank you for chancing me :)

Replies to: JHU ED chance

  • brandonchen32brandonchen32 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    BTW no ranking in our school
  • divergentlovedivergentlove Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Your SAT is way too low to apply for early decision. You will only get rejected. There are lots of people in JHU who apply with perfect GPA and higher SAT scores. I would not suggest you to apply for early decision. Volunteering hours don't matter as much because colleges know that there are various ways to fake the hours, you know (I'm not saying that you fake your volunteering hours) But you have to know, JHU is hella competitive and I would strongly suggest you to apply for regular decision
  • blu5959blu5959 Registered User Posts: 316 Member
    Your ECs are pretty impressive for a Taiwanese applicant, but I'm afraid I must agree with divergentlove, your SAT is simply too low with nothing significant that can remediate that issue.
  • undergrad777undergrad777 Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    Okay, wow this was harsh. Your sat is fine. I got an 1800 sat my friend got a 1400 and we both go to hopkins. Volunteering actually does matter, because that was most of my activities. Jhu is actually heavy on caring about the community "Don't let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game"
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