jm2242
jm2242,
Cornell ‘15
B.S., Chemical Engineering, , Computer Science
Hi! My name is Jonathan, I am studying Chemical Engineering and Computer Science at Cornell.
Features Included
2
Essays
10
Schools
17
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Tarrytown, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Russian, Hebrew

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University at Geneseo - SUNY (Geneseo, NY)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • University of Maryland - College Park (College Park, MD)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology  (Rochester, NY)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
886 Words
Family background, Feeling out of place
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...
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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.
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Additional Essay Details
3 Words
Email for Access
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General Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
12 Words
System Programming, it was...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
13 Words
Fraternities and Sororities. Many...
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What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
11 Words
Try to create...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
8 Words
Internships! Research!...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
hardworking, stressed,...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.83
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2050
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1440
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Jazz / Orchestra, School Band, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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