College Admissions Info

Cornell University, ‘15
BS, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi! My name is Jonathan, I am studying Chemical Engineering and Computer Science at Cornell.
From: Tarrytown , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: SUNY Geneseo, Binghamton, Stony Brook, JHU, Cornell, BU, RIT
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Russian, Hebrew

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1440
Highest SAT: 2050
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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: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: School Jazz / Orchestra, School Band, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

886 Words
We entered the building’s dank, murky entrance and followed the stairs up to apartment #38, Line 14 on Vasilevsky Island. A ring of the doorbell stirred the occupants inside; at the door stood 72 year old Marina and her daughter, welcoming us into their tiny home. While absorbed in a deep embrace, I knew my mother’s memory back-pedaled 21 years into her previous life.            Last summer, my mother brought me to Russia for the first time, and we visited the communal apartment...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
22 Words
My second essay was a set of questions that Cornell asked. I can't find them now but I will look for them.

Additional Essay Details:
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College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
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System Programming, it was...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Fraternities and Sororities. Many...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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Try to create...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Internships! Research!...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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hardworking, stressed,...