yoso
yoso,
Cornell ‘19
B.A., Computer Science
Computer Science, Pre-Medicine Track
Features Included
3
Essays
15
Schools
11
Scores
5
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown , Kansas
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
630 Words
Cornell University 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? (Please limit your response to 650 words.) The traffic light turns orange. It’s about to become red. With only seconds to act, accessing sensory signals from the eye, your brain quickly calculates the intensity of the push of your foot and acceleration at which...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
519 Words
Rice University The quality of Rice's academic life and the Residential College System are heavily influenced by the unique life experiences and cultural traditions each student brings. What personal perspective do you feel that you will contribute to life at Rice? (500 word limit) I believe my greatest contribution, in terms of my point of view, would be my worldview, spirit of inquiry, and life philosophy. That a more complete education and experience leads to a better world understanding and satisfaction...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
163 Words
Rice University With the understanding that the choice of academic school you indicated is not binding, explain why you are applying to that particular school of study. (150 word limit) The most complicated organ, the brain is not simply the biological command center; it has served as the origin of every idea and construct in this world. Fascinated, I knew I wanted to combine my research interest with the brain. When I learned that Rice and its college of social science...
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
94 Words
Colleges want a well rounded class, not necessarily well rounded individuals. Shape and focus your application in one or two areas, with a demonstration of exceedingly well achievement....
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What I’d change about my application process
18 Words
I would have gotten involved...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
111 Words
The interviews, in general, are relaxed and conversational in nature. Prepare for some common questions such as why us, how are you unique, among others. However, every interview is different and the standards...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
52 Words
I highly recommend high school students to do some sort of summer activity. It can be...
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What set me apart from other applicants
116 Words
I think what set me apart from other applicants was my depth in two areas, scientific research and community service. I have volunteered through a local youth group, in which I hold a leadership position,...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2360
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Debate Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Chess, Hospital Volunteer, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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