College Admissions Info

Davana
Davana
Cornell University ‘16
BS, Hospitality Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Majoring in hospitality administration, concentrating in beverage management. I want to make people happy (and maybe a little bit tipsy).
From: Cheshire , Connecticut
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Cornell, CIA, Northeastern, BU, Hofstra
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

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

4.30
GPA
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, School theater/plays, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

524 Words
People often ask me why I love baking. It's because I love each ingredient, and how it waits patiently on the shelf. First, flour: the blank page. To it, you can add sugar, eggs, butter…anything, really. Each ingredient has its niches to be filled. Each holds its breath, waiting for its chance to shine. And I, with my bowl in one hand and mixer in the other, can bring that potential to life. I become the conductor. I control...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
563 Words
I never quite had a single goal. My interests seemed too dispersed: I loved being friendly and fun, but craved a respected leadership position. I loved traveling and foreign language, but excelled in math classes too. I dreamed of being a chef in a successful restaurant, but didn't want to be limited to the kitchen. I was torn, until I discovered that a career in hospitality and the SHA's alliance with the Culinary Institute of America would allow me to...









College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
220 Words
-Interesting: Many people at Cornell have really varied talents that make them cool to talk to. For example, my roommate's boyfriend is a very successful birder who travels the word photographing rare birds and going to conferences about them. It helps that you can join a club here for anything from Israeli dance to wine tasting. -Grounded: Cornell is *not* the stereotypical snooty Ivy college....





What I like about my school’s location and culture
139 Words
Ithaca is gorges! It's a small town in the middle of nowhere in the Finger Lakes of NY. It's pleasant in the summer, absolutely stunning in the fall, frigid but beautiful in the winter, and lively in the spring. There are bridges...





Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
77 Words
I was deferred from Early Decision. So, I emailed the admissions director I met when I interviewed at the school and asked her...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
69 Words
I'm on the DanceSport (competitive ballroom dance) team and it was one of the best decisions I made at school. It's...