bc437
bc437,
Cornell ‘22
B.S., Communication and Media Studies
Easygoing, driven Communication major at Cornell University.
Features Included
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Essays
3
Schools
7
Scores
0
Advice
8
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Brooklyn, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Communication and Media Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others.
I was in the second grade when I told myself I was smart, and that I was destined for greatness. I was proud of myself: I never had to work hard for grades others struggled for; everything came naturally and teachers called me gifted. However, I’d never be as smart as Nathan—my close friend, piano prodigy, and class valedictorian. Despite our closeness, we began to drift apart, and all I heard about Nathan were his high grades and...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
640 Words
Why are you drawn to studying the major you have selected? Please discuss how your interests and related experiences have influenced your choice. Specifically, how will an education from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and Cornell University help you achieve your academic goals? (Please limit your response to 650 words.)
“Why should I help you? I don’t even know these people. I can barely understand what you’re saying.” That’s the third time in thirty minutes, I thought to myself. I looked, exasperated, wondering who else I could approach in the park. It was filled with senior citizens either playing mahjong or talking to friends, and even those who weren’t would probably give me the same answer. I silently cursed myself for dropping out of Saturday Chinese...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
4.00
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1570
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBig Brother/Big Sister, School Theater/Plays, Dance, Environmental, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Yearbook, Other Club/Activity, Political Campaign

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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