Sample personal statements from John Hopkins university
Inspiration for your most creative selfThe essays can be the most important components of your application.
It’s a chance to add depth to something that is important to you and tell the admissions committee more about your background or goals. Test scores only tell part of your story, and we want to know more than just how well you work. We want to see how you actually think.
Below you’ll find selected examples of essays that “worked,” as nominated by our admissions committee. In each of these essays, students were able to share stories from their everyday lives to reveal something about their character, values, and life that aligned with the culture and values at Hopkins.
Click here for sample essays as recommended by John Hopkins University.
The UC system, private and out of state schools will request a personal statement. This piece highlights who you are. Make sure you speak to the reader, let your words flow. Don't be fake, just be yourself. See individual pages for tips on UC personal insight and common app personal statements.
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