Name: Vasant B.
Hometown: Berkeley Heights
Anticipated Major(s): Computer Science and Physics
How did you discover Hopkins and why did you decide to apply Early Decision? I discovered Hopkins at an information session, and decided to apply because, after a tour of the campus, I realized it felt like home. I went to many tours since, but none truly captured the feel that Hopkins gave me.
Who is the most influential person in your life? The most influential person in my life is my cousin, Keshav. His determination and charm have always served as something for me to strive towards.
Is there a quote or motto that inspires you? What is it and what does it mean to you? “Although my heart may be weak, it’s not alone. It’s grown with each new experience. And it’s found a home with all the friends I’ve made. I’ve become a part of their heart, just as they’ve become a part of mine. “This quote always reminds me about the importance of friends, and how I should treasure them as they treasure me.
What crazy invention would you love to design? I would love to design an invention that could make the perfect bowl (yes, bowl) of ice cream.