College Admissions Info

ElectronicJunkie
ElectronicJunki
Cornell University ‘08
BS, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm an engineering student at Cornell University from Miami
From: Miami , Florida
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: Cornell
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2220
SAT
34
ACT
Highest SAT: 2220
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: After School Program Coordinator, Science Club/Team
Work:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Age: 13. Assignment: Make a PowerPoint presentation on Greek gods. Turn on five-year old eMachine computer. Open PowerPoint. Crash. Restart. Second attempt. Crash. Restart. Third attempt. PowerPoint opens. Type one slide. Save. Crash. Restart. Windows fatal error: cannot boot. Frustration. Anger. Failure. The year was 2003, the beginning of a new millennium, and I was trying to do 21st century work on a 20th parents refused to get a new computer, I was stuck. So, I did what I knew best: ask...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
517 Words
To me, engineering is taking knowledge gained in the classroom – in physics, in calculus, in chemistry – and using it to create. It is the “Wow!” exclaimed after closing a circuit to find an LED light blinking at the calculated rate, the amazement when making a transmission in robotics that switches perfectly between desired speeds, the joy when a complex computer science algorithm simply works. It is taking curiosity to another level; not only asking and answering questions but using those...







College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
111 Words
Additionally, in 10th ambition and dedication. At the end of a long day of AP classes, building robots, going to the gym, and studying/doing homework, I love to pick up the instrument...