avgarik96
avgarik96,
Cornell ‘18
B.A.
The way I prepared for the college application process was a little bit different but it worked for me read my profile
Features Included
2
Essays
1
Schools
6
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Boston, Massachusetts
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Portuguese

Results, Essays, and Advice

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

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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When my parents told me we were adopting, I had no idea how to be a sister. There are no classes on how to be a good older sibling. They're no books in the library, no Honors Sister classes in my school handbook, and definitely no Sister for Dummies book. I'd had nine years' practice on how to be an only child. I was used to being love-spoiled by my parents. Being loved was something expected. Though I loved them...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
707 Words
Describe two or three of your current intellectual interests and why they are exciting to you. Why will Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences be the right environment in which to pursue your interests? One of my main interests isn’t a specific subject, but instead how different subjects come together. Throughout high school I've taken as many interdisciplinary classes as possible, mainly through our "Modern Global Communities" program, which links English and history on a global scale. My favorite...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
1627 Words
I’m not the typical Cornell student. I didn’t break 2100 on my SATS, I’ve gotten B’s and a B-, I dropped math Senior year, and I only took one AP in High School and got a 4 on it. So if you’ve heard all the hype about what people do for college, you must be pretty confused right now. My school is a classic suburban Ivy League pressure cooker. I have a lot of friends who did everything they were supposed to- almost straight A’s, perfect SAT scores, community service- who got into the school of...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.60
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2070
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Tutoring/Mentoring, YMCA/YWCA
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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