College Admissions Info

Cornell University, ‘18
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Chemical Engineering undergrad at Cornell University
From: Bethlehem , Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Penn State, RPI, Pitt, Cornell, Lehigh
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1540
Highest SAT: 2260
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance
Extracurricular Activities: Dance, Debate Club/Team, Marching Band, School Theater/Plays
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
444 Words
Tell us about an engineering idea you have, or about your interest in engineering. Describe how your ideas and interests may be realized by—and linked to—specific resources within the College of Engineering. Finally, explain what a Cornell Engineering education will enable you to accomplish. My first experience in engineering occurred the summer between seventh and eighth grade. As a birthday present from my uncle, who was a nuclear engineer, I attended Lehigh University's week-long summer CHOICES camp. CHOICES,...

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
229 Words
I immediately joined the marching band at Cornell and became the featured twirler (I had twirled baton in high school as well) Joining the band was probably the best thing I did my first semester because it forced me to go out and get to know the roughly 200 other people in band. They were surprisingly social people, and some of the wildest parties I've been to to date...

My favorite course thus far, and why
41 Words
My favorite class I've taken so far is definitely Intro to Chemical...