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student Charlie

Name: Charlie A.

Hometown: Dayton, OH

Anticipated Major: Biomedical Engineering

How did you discover Hopkins and why did you decide to apply Early Decision? I discovered Hopkins through research on engineering and medicine. I knew I wanted to work as either an engineer or in the healthcare field, and I realized I could get the best out of both by choosing BME at Hopkins.

Who is the most influential person in your life? My dad.

What’s your best piece of college search advice for high school students? Make sure to visit the schools you want to apply to, being on campus gives a brand new perspective you might not have had.

What is the accomplishment you’re most proud of? Getting into Hopkins

What are you most excited for about college and/or coming to Hopkins? I am excited to try something new and to make new friends. It will be a challenge to be away from my family but I am ready and excited to step out of my comfort zone.

What book, album/song, or TV show has had a profound influence on your life? Into Thin Air by John Krakauer

What do you hope to get involved in on campus? Play club soccer, participate in Greek life, and find another club or two that interests me.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? (dream big!) The CEO of a startup company.

What are you most excited to do in Baltimore? Explore the city and eat good food