College Admissions Info

kevinnielsen
kevinnielsen
Cornell University, ‘17
BS, Hotel and Resort Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Senior at Cornell University from Madrid, Spain
From: Madrid , Spain
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Accepted At: NYU, Columbia, Northeastern, BC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

1910
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1350
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High School Performance

3.40
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball
Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, Model Congress / Model UN
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Cornell, Duke, NYU, Columbia: International background, Interest in other academic subject
158 Words
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...



Personal Statement for Cornell, Duke, NYU, Columbia: International background, Interest in other academic subject
158 Words
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...



Personal Statement for Cornell, Duke, NYU, Columbia: International background, Interest in other academic subject
158 Words
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...



Supplemental Essay for Cornell: 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...







College 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...





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