justar201
justar201,
Cornell ‘16
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Cornell Engineering '16
Features Included
3
Essays
10
Schools
15
Scores
0
Advice
1
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Bakersfield, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
577 Words
Interest in other academic subject
College Interest Essays Describe your intellectual interests, their evolution, and what makes them exciting to you. Tell us how you will utilize the academic programs in the College of Arts and Sciences to further explore your interests, intended major, or field of study. I’ve always dreamed of college to be this utopia of learning: class out on the green, cosmopolitan debates among students, and coffee with the professor at cafes, Collegetown Bagels perhaps. I might have just found that...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
811 Words
Additional Essay (Harvard) I was born and raised in Bakersfield, a small town with an economy based mainly on oil and agriculture. Unfortunately, it has the fourth highest poverty level in California. Bakersfield High School is a melting pot of three-thousand students from many different ethnic backgrounds and all walks of life. Among my classmates are children of congressman, of migrant workers, and possibly even illegal immigrants. In actuality, the minority groups make up the student majority. The diversity has...
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Additional Essay Details
1015 Words
Extended Essay Question (U Chicago) Essay Option 3: Spanish poet Antonio Machado wrote, 'Between living and dreaming there is a third thing. Guess it.' Give us your guess. There was a time when crossing the ocean was a tall tale, flying a mere fantasy, walking on the moon a wild dream. What made them come true was not only genius, but genius complemented with a passion, a drive to achieve. Living without dreaming results in a purposeless life of monotony....
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2210
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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