College Admissions Info

Cornell University, ‘16
BA, Chemistry

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Hong Kong , Hong Kong
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Cornell
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, Cantonese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2220
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Science Club/Team, Hospital Volunteer, Choir

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Anxiety before a competition
554 Words
We were waiting anxiously for the results of the competition. Finally, the judge came out with a score sheet in his hand. He walked onto the stage and announced “Tenth place, Team B.” We were so excited, clapping and screaming enthusiastically because Team B had not gotten into the top ten for over ten years. After a while, the crowd calmed down and the judge continued his announcements. Finally, the judge started to announce the top five teams that were...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
455 Words
I remember the first time learning about the different concepts of sciences during seventh grade, when I first immigrated to the United States. Though curious and interested about the new topics, I was not able to fully comprehend the materials imprinted upon me. Perhaps it was because of the English that I did not understand, or just the fact that I was not able to grasp new ideas as quickly as other people could. However, as I went on to...

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