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Cornell ‘20
B.S., Computer Science
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Features Included
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Essays
11
Schools
16
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Rochester, Minnesota
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese, Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Madison, WI)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
151 Words
If I could go back, I would have probably applied to more upper-tier schools. Regardless of what my chances would have been, a mixture of self-doubt and in full honesty, laziness, prevented me from applying to other extreme reach schools I would have felt happy...
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My advice about getting recommenders
97 Words
You should choose your recommenders based on who genuinely knows you as a person just as much as a student. I had a number of teachers who LIKED me,...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
92 Words
I only interviewed with two schools, Johns Hopkins and Stanford. The stark contrast between JHU and Stanford was that the former was more interested in my accomplishments and...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.94
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2150
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMath Team, Key Club, Debate Club/Team, Science Club/Team, Junior Classical League / Latin Club

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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