College Admissions Info

Eliot Holop
Eliot Holop
Cornell University, ‘19
BS, Biology, Pre-Medicine Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Plantation , Florida
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: BC, Florida, UCF, Ohio State, FSU, Case, Cornell, Miami
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2040
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Charity Drive Organizing, Other Religious Affiliation
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College Application Essays

PTSD, one of the most devastating acronyms a service member and his/her family member may hear after completing their military commitment. The lasting effect of this mental disability challenges and affects the individual and those they come into contact with. PTSD is not only a disorder discussed between patient and doctor, but also a label with stigmas attached to it that further isolate and distance the sufferer from those around him; thus, making it more difficult to treat. The...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
20 Words
I chose a moment in my life that was extremely pivotal in the way I looked at my life situation.

Additional Essay Details:
657 Words
I decided to include my commonapp supplemental essay here: Some say during a time of hardship, there isn't much one can do except hold your head high and hope for the best. I disagree with them; I believe that a situation can change for the better if effort is put forth to do so. I have personal experience that proves this to be true and shows how a bad situation was completely turned around, and in many ways, saved my...

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
55 Words
I chose to pursue weight training at Cornell University because it allows me to relax. Taking time...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
43 Words
Cornell Universities' financial aid system is odd for the land grant colleges. For...

What I’d change about my application process
41 Words
If I were to do anything different about applying to Cornell, I...

Why I declined other schools
57 Words
I declined other schools like Boston College, Ohio State and the University of Miami mainly on the...

How I chose schools to apply to
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I chose schools to apply to based on...