College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 9 advice topics

Student Background

Hello! I am going to be a freshman at Cornell University this fall interested in the intersection of Health Sciences and technology, and I would love to help you with any questions you may have about college apps or Cornell! I love music, food and Science.
From: , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Cornell, UC Berkeley, Scripps, UCSD, Harvey Mudd, Washington
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2190
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

High School Type: Public
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Science Club/Team
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

For my main personal statement, I wrote about an epiphany I had when I was looking up at the night sky and thinking about my position in the universe (I've always had a fascination with Space) - that it is the small things in life that matter most to me. I wrote about how this is a value that has been central to everything I have done in my life.

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I did not use a private admissions counselor, and honestly I do not think there is a need for that. My English teachers helped...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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I interviewed with Pomona College, Harvey Mudd College, Brown University, Cornell University, and Carnegie Mellon University. My interview experience was good! There is always...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Take part in activities that you enjoy- not just because other people are doing it. Because admission officers will know if you're doing something just for college. Do things that build your "story" and make...

What set me apart from other applicants
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All my extracurriculars showed that I loved Science. And in my essays I tried to pull everything- even my sport-...

Why I declined other schools
33 Words
I am still unsure of what I want to major...

How I chose schools to apply to
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I went on to each of their websites...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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I thought it would be cool to explore a part of the country that I would never go to otherwise.Also, Cornell is a place...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Ithaca is beautiful and very nature-filled, which I personally liked since I've...

How to increase chances at my school
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Cornell is one school that definitely looks beyond test scores and...