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Name: Zihan W.

Hometown: Shanghai, China

Anticipated Major: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

How did you discover Hopkins and why did you decide to apply Early Decision? Since I’ve got passion for research and science, Hopkins was added to my school list. The style, content, and the color of Hopkins’ website is right to my taste. The more I know about Hopkins through its fancy website, the more determined I am to join this vibrant community. The information session given by Mr.Igo in Shanghai settled my mind to apply Early Decision. I myself share the same interest with him in his final double majors, and I value the opportunities to do research and explore interdisciplinary interest through open curriculum at Hopkins.

Is there a quote or motto that inspires you? What is it and what does it mean to you? You need to let the things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you. –Andy Warhol

No matter the situation, we could always find some trivial things in life that could make our day. So cheer up!

How has your family background or life experiences shaped you? My family travel abroad or support me to do so almost every summer vacation. I’ve been to so many countries, which broadened my mind and triggered new thoughts. I’m grateful for what I have now and begin to understand the differences in people’s value. I’m open up to new perspectives and befriend with so many amazing people.

What is the accomplishment you’re most proud of? Being admitted to Hopkins!

Complete this sentence: “I would not be here on this journey to Hopkins if it weren’t for ____________________.” my parents’ unconditional support.

What are you most excited to do in Baltimore? To study with top-notch professors and peers, and to explore the campus and Baltimore!