College Admissions Info

Cornell University, ‘17
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

I'm a Junior at Cornell studying Computer Science. I love to sing, beatbox, and make music wherever I go!
From: Montville , New Jersey
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Wheaton, Rutgers, Illinois, Cornell, CMU
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2270
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Science Club/Team, Church, Tutoring/Mentoring, Help Save Our Environment
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Role model/inspiration
506 Words
I felt sorry for the old clock. It had been watching me debate my teacher for over half an hour now. I needed to focus, but all of this circular logic was making me dizzy. My classmates were watching curiously now because I was the first student to last this long in a debate against our AP Physics teacher. I was trying to prove that the Bouncing Ball Problem my teacher gave us on our last test could not be...

College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
63 Words
Student organizations at Cornell. Cornell takes *immense* pride in the incredible variety, scope, and breadth of student activities it...

Why I ultimately chose my school
41 Words
The incredible course offerings. Cornell is big, yes, and while that has...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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There's way too much to do at Cornell. A capella, especially, is a...