College Admissions Info

Cornell University, ‘
Political Science and Government, Economics

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays

Student Background

I'm a student at Cornell interested in political science, philosophy, and economics
From: Niskayuna , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: Cornell
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1500
Highest SAT: 2170

High School Performance

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Top 25%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Skiing
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Junior Classical League / Latin Club
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College Application Essays

It's all their fault. My mother, a dentist, saw little value in handwriting. Studying biology (a family tradition) doesn't require clear writing. In fact, her dream of seeing a doctor seems to entail just the opposite. My father, a computer engineer turned businessman, had always thought that keyboards would eventually replace the ever-mighty pen. He was right; mandatory typing classes and the proliferation of computers have made handwriting a vestigial skill. While I was a child, my parents supplied mountains...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
621 Words
I've learned that I perform my best when I am interested in what I am doing. After seeing what the ILR has to offer, I know that attending will motivate me to succeed. The ILR program brings together two fields that have struck a chord with my interests in a way that no other schools can replicate: business and politics. Much to the disappointment of many adults who find it necessary to probe, I don’t know what I want...

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