College Admissions Info

Culinary Institute of America, ‘16
Food and Nutrition Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

A cook who is in search of higher education to persue a career in culinary.
From: Tupper Lake , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Transfer
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: CIA
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 700
Highest SAT: 900
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Outdoors/Hiking Club
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College Application Essays

I' m a mix breed of cultures, cooking has always peaked my interest since I was a child. My mother and father are both cooks, I' m aspiring to be a chef and travel around the world sampling different food and absorbing the surrounding cultures.

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
274 Words
Growing up I have always been fascinated with cooking, I was that kid that would be by my mothers side the kitchen as to taste the various ingredients. My mother being South Korean would have strange but tasty ingredients. I grew accustomed to very spicy and sour foods. I decided to pursue a career in culinary arts at a young age, I started my first job at the age of fourteen as a waiter in a local restaurant. The fast...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
148 Words
I left an establishment that did not hold up to its culinary standards, then found work thought a temp agency working at Metlife Stadium The first two months my roommate and I were living out of a motel. Rent is expensive in NJ and we were only going to be in the area for six months. Money was running short and we both still had tuition to pay at Culinary Institute of America. After watching episodes of Dual Survivor we...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
315 Words
Honoring our America military who serve our country shows support and helps lift the American spirit. There are six generations in my family that have served in the military from World War I to the present conflicts in the Middle East. My brother served in the United State Army as an Ammunitions Specialist in Iraq for eighteen months. We sent him letters and care packages every week supporting him, keep his spirit lifted while he was overseas in a dangerous...

Additional Essay Details:
18 Words
Each essay describes my views and experiences in life and how they are applicable to the scholarship topics.

College Admissions Advice

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