I have been told that although Georgetown has approximately 6,000 undergraduates, the students and faculty alike feel as if the school is a small, interwoven community.I believe that this sense of closeness is a vital aspect in an outstanding college experience. The college admissions and selection process is a very important one, perhaps one that will have the greatest impact on one's future.
Since I myself am a refugee from Russia, where I experienced social and cultural anti-Semitism, multiculturalism and acceptance of different groups are very important to me, not to mention that it allows me to meet people of different backgrounds and learn of their varying perspectives. Academically, too, I believe I would fit Hopkins well.
Physics and mathematics are the same, regardless of where they are taught.
Knowledge, however, is only a small piece of the puzzle that is college, and it is in the rest of that puzzle that colleges differ.
What struck me is the passion with which he talked about his field of study.
At Hopkins, everyone-the students, the faculty, the administration-displays a certain earnestness about learning.