HKisGorges
HKisGorges,
Cornell ‘09
B.S., Neuroscience, , Philosophy
I'm a Cornell student from Hong Kong
Features Included
3
Essays
1
Schools
1
Scores
0
Advice
6
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Hong Kong, China
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
780 Words
Creative personal story, Story central to identity
Would you like a pocket-sized me? My friends keep telling me they wish they could shrink me so I can always be there. They tell me I’m a good listener, even though most people stereotype debaters like me as bigheaded, stubborn and subjective. I must be the black swan to that hasty generalization; I do listen. I’ve finally figured out my passion: people. I love people. I love talking to them, listening to them, being with them. I...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
502 Words
What do 70% of New Zealanders, 53% of Americans and 26% of Britons have in common? They are unhappy at work. Shocking! Sad fact: most people aren't lucky enough to escape the workplace. Global financial crisis in mind, I doubt we'll be able to change our social structure soon to abolish the need for work. So what can be done? This is where the ILR curriculum fits into my plan to sprinkle happy-dust in the workplace. True, not all workplace frustrations stem from...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
508 Words
"Did you know that there's no such thing as love? It's just chemicals running through your brain." Yes, yes, I'm more than familiar with the most commonplace neuroscientific statement. Neuroscience floats my boat. I want to know all about how the brain and body works to make us human. What more is there to life? I could devote myself to the study of squirrels, penguins, or some other fluffy, cute-looking creature, but my heart lies with the people I love...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

High School TypePublic

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2170
 
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsRugby, Gymnastics

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, School Theater/Plays, Tutoring/Mentoring, Dance, Model Congress / Model UN, School Choir
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