cac488
cac488,
Cornell ‘19
B.A., Labor and Industrial Relations
It may not seem like college is possible but speaking as a first generation latina let me show you that it is.
Features Included
5
Essays
12
Schools
17
Scores
6
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Miami, Florida
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Florida International University (Miami, FL)
  • Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
  • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Labor and Industrial Relations

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Dim lighting and freshly cut roses provides the room with a welcoming ambiance. Family that hasn't gathered in some time and friends that should be family join to celebrate this moment. I had spent a better part of the past year preparing for this one event. A "Quinceñera" is the night a girl never forgets, her introduction into society as a woman rather than a young girl. That night was everything I had hoped, a young girl in a...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
193 Words
Swarthmore’s liberal approach to education will ensure I receive the best college experience available. I want to attend an institution that is able to provide me with personal relationships with my professors, Swarthmore will give me just that. I can see myself walking around the campus and being able to recognize the faces of the minds that are on the same journey I find myself on. A journey of self- exploration and intellectual curiosity. The college’s proximity to...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
266 Words
"I waited for my destiny to unfold, a child as helpless as an insect trapped in a wicked web not of its own making." - Princess by Jean Sasson. Prior to entering tenth grade I was provided a list of books I could read over the break, Princess immediately caught my attention. This past summer I decided to read the book once more, and I found myself understanding Sultana's story from a whole new perspective. I've experienced sexism in my...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
252 Words
An array of colors, from red to violet, all making an appearance in this natural phenomenon that is a rainbow. Rainbows make me happy, I’m aware that there is a scientific reason they exist, but that’s irrelevant to me, I like to believe they are magical and represent innocence. When I see a rainbow I am reminded of my childhood and my unwillingness to grow up. I can’t help but open my eyes wide and curve my...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
258 Words
Nelson Mandela said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” After 13 years of receiving an education that covered a breadth of knowledge I have managed to retain I maintain that there is no such thing as a useless topic or material that “will never be used in life.” With this being said I take a great liking to American University’s value of the same ideals of I am intellectually provoked by the...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
9 Words
motivated dedicated...
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What I’d change about my application process
28 Words
Work at a steady pace, procrastination will not...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
48 Words
I had an interview for Yale and I think one of the best things...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
50 Words
Find programs that genuinely interest you whether internship or service based. It is a definite...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
32 Words
Ultimately my decision on a college was easy because my...
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My advice about getting recommenders
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Find teachers which taught you in a subject you truly enjoyed whether it was...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.75
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeMagnet
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1790
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1280
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesHomework Heroes, After School Program Coordinator, Debate Club/Team, Debate Club/Team, Key Club, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team
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Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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