iecorkran
iecorkran,
Cornell ‘20
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
I went to boarding prep school in Concord, MA (Middlesex) and played three sports, for none of which was I recruited. I also sang and did lots of community service (I was a community service officer my senior year). I was a Peer Tutor.
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
14
Scores
5
Advice
7
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Unionville, PA, Pennsylvania
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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When most people hear “summer” they think rolling oceans, suntans, and beautiful warm weather. It means long, relaxing days on the beach. To me, however, “summer” means something completely different. It means pristine lakes and remote forests. It means spending all day paddling, portaging, or walking alongside (lining) a gorgeous wood-canvas canoe and camping somewhere new every night for six weeks. In short, it means Keewaydin, a summer camp for canoe tripping in the Northern Canadian wilderness. It can be...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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I have always had an interest in helping people, animals, and the environment. I grew up on a farm and have been surrounded by animals all my life, and as a little girl, I wanted nothing more than to be a veterinarian. As I grew older, that goal developed, and I wanted to be a doctor. I also participate regularly in voluntary community service through school and was chosen as a Community Service Officer this year. CSOs organize and lead...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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hard-working, smart,...
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What I’d change about my application process
55 Words
I wish that I hadn't gone so crazy with the recommendations. I asked many people to write...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
104 Words
I love that Cornell, while not gigantic like a lot of state schools, is still big enough to kind of make you feel like you are in a city in the...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Everybody loves ice hockey here. Club hockey is super popular and everyone goes to al the hockey games which is so exciting for me because hockey has always been my favorite...
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What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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If I were the student body president I think I would try to make resources for...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.70
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeBoarding
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2250
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsField Hockey, Lacrosse, Hockey

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Equestrian, Math Team, National Honor Society, Outdoors/Hiking Club, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Yearbook

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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