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<em> <table width="67%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">     <tbody>         <tr>             <td><em>pic</em></td>             <td>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</td>             <td>             <p><em><em><br />             </em></em><em><em>             </em></em><em>&ldquo;</em>I knew  that I didn't want to go to school near home. I wanted to have a new experience  and didn't think staying in Southern California would give me what I wanted. I  try to convey that to the prospective students that I meet. I think Marisela  would have a great experience at Hopkins and it would definitely put her on the  right path for medical school.”<br />             <em><em>             </em></em></p></td>         </tr>     </tbody> </table> </em></p> <hr /> <p>  Ricardo  has been an admissions counselor for Johns Hopkins University for the past  year. He is originally from the Los Angeles area and spent his formative years  there. After graduating from high school, he went to college on the East Coast  to, in his words, “get away from his family.”<br />   <br /> “I knew that I didn't want to  go to school near home. I wanted to have a new experience and didn't think  staying in Southern California would give me what I wanted. My mom went to  college in the Midwest and my father went to college in the Northeast. They  both studied abroad too. They showed me the importance of trying new things and  seeing new places, so I try to convey that to the prospective students that I  meet. I think Marisela would have a great experience at Hopkins and it would  definitely put her on the right path for medical school.”<br /> <strong><br />   Next, complete three short reflection questions and click &quot;done&quot; to gain additional insights. </strong><em>Please note: Once you click &quot;done&quot; your responses are no longer retrievable.You may want to copy and paste your responses into a word document. </em><strong><br />   </strong><br />     


“I knew that I didn't want to go to school near home. I wanted to have a new experience and didn't think staying in Southern California would give me what I wanted. I try to convey that to the prospective students that I meet. I think Marisela would have a great experience at Hopkins and it would definitely put her on the right path for medical school.”


Ricardo Vargas has been an admissions counselor for Johns Hopkins University for the past year. He is originally from the Los Angeles area and spent his formative years there. After graduating from high school, he went to college on the East Coast to, in his words, “get away from his family.”

“I knew that I didn't want to go to school near home. I wanted to have a new experience and didn't think staying in Southern California would give me what I wanted. My mom went to college in the Midwest and my father went to college in the Northeast. They both studied abroad too. They showed me the importance of trying new things and seeing new places, so I try to convey that to the prospective students that I meet. I think Marisela would have a great experience at Hopkins and it would definitely put her on the right path for medical school.”

Next, complete three short reflection questions and click "done" to gain additional insights.
Please note: Once you click "done" your responses are no longer retrievable.You may want to copy and paste your responses into a word document.

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