kevinnielsen
kevinnielsen,
Cornell ‘17
B.S., Hotel and Resort Management
Senior at Cornell University from Madrid, Spain
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
6
Scores
2
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Madrid, Spain
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Hotel and Resort Management

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

Last year, to get a holistic picture of business management, I founded an Entrepreneur Club at my school sponsored by Junior Achievement. As a diverse group of budding entrepreneurs with varied cultural experiences, our viewpoints resulted in memorable discussions of investment and marketing expenditure for a virtual gadget. I was impacted by how data analysis combined with business acumen facilitates decision making. In addition, I observed how other disciplines as diverse as Psychology or History could strengthen our assessments. Columbia...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
492 Words
To my surprise, as set as I was on a Hotel Management major, last February a Cornell lecture shook my mindset. I spent three nights at Cornell through the Red Carpet Overnight Ambassador program and sat on eight lectures ranging from Hotel Operations to Modern European History. I was ambivalent about going since it would be my fourth campus visit; however my parents suggested that I see Ithaca during the winter. I had participated in CAU camps and attended my...
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School Specific Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
35 Words
Cornell offers and unparalleled campus and social experience. It's inclusive and...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
43 Words
I have realized that the experience is less about the name recognition of...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1910
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1350
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, Model Congress / Model UN
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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