College Admissions Info

lina99
Cornell University, ‘22
BA, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Cornell University '22
From: Taipei , Taiwan
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
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Test Scores

1510
SAT
34
ACT
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High School Performance

4.21
GPA
Top 10%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Squash
Extracurricular Activities: Volunteer Coach, Science Club/Team, Debate Club/Team, Model Congress / Model UN, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Charity Drive Organizing, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

Describe two or three of your current intellectual interests and why they are exciting to you. Why will Cornell’s College of Arts and Sciences be the right environment in which to pursue your interests? When he fell off a cliff, Harold drew a hot air balloon to catch himself. When he fell in love with an apple tree, he created a dragon to guard its jewels . When he created too many pies for himself, he drew hungry animals to...











Supplemental Essay for Cornell: “Why us” school essay
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When he fell off a cliff, Harold drew a hot air balloon to catch himself. When he fell in love with an apple tree, he created a dragon to guard its jewels . When he created too many pies for himself, he drew hungry animals to prevent waste. After becoming entrenched in the world of current affairs and politics through my endeavors in and out of school, I dreamed of having the power to change the world with such ease. However,...









College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
49 Words
Stats don't determine everything- the story does. Tell colleges what your "story" is, and always...





How I narrowed down my essay topics
29 Words
Always start brainstorming by thinking about small moments in...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Try to volunteer and seek different experiences, whether it's doing international exchanges or having a summer...