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Cornell University, ‘19
Comparative Literature

Profile Overview

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  • High School Performance
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  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

I like to annotate poems in my free time.
From: La Crescenta
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Cornell, UCLA, UC Berkeley, Notre Dame, Wesleyan, Colby
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1440
Highest SAT: 2060
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Interest in med/sci/math
107 Words
The bell rings and in English class we discuss Heraclitus. The graph swings towards one polar end. As we discuss finding balance in flux, my classmates become like walls - a vehicle for my thoughts to bounce off of and return to me faster and more accurate. The beauty of English is in the subjectivity, the contradictions. Like the whiteness of the whale or the darkness of the European imperialist that venture into the Congo, there is a co-presence of...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
8 Words
Wrote about reading existential literature in high school.

Additional Essay Details:
15 Words
I used an extended math metaphor throughout my essay to show my fondness for numbers.

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Get involved around your local...