College Admissions Info

rmerenbach
Cornell University ‘18
BS, Industrial and Product Design

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Cornell University Class of 2018
From: Belmont , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Villanova, Case, Tulane, Cornell
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2110
SAT
30
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2110
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High School Performance

3.80
GPA
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Career aspirations
646 Words
It started with a smiley face. When I was seven years old, I thought it would be a great idea to express my irritation to a household inconvenience with a drawing on the wall in my garage. While initially scolded for the softball-­sized, party-­hat-­wearing, bright orange creation, my parents eventually warmed up to the creature. In fact, the drawing is still there and has been a helpful tool every day since I drew it. What I had...









Supplemental Essay:
641 Words
Describe a place or environment where you are perfectly content. What do you do or experience there, and why is it meaningful to you? Solid rubber balls fly toward me at up to 50 miles per hour, yet I feel completely safe. In the crease, a ten-foot circle that surrounds a lacrosse goal, my performance may determine if my team wins or loses, but despite this pressure, I am perfectly content there. In a lacrosse game, no player on either team...









Supplemental Essay:
699 Words
What do you value about the College of Human Ecology's perspective, and the majors that interest you, as you consider your academic goals and plans for the future? It started with a smiley face. When I was seven years old, I thought it would be a great idea to express my irritation to a household inconvenience with a drawing on the wall of my garage. While initially scolded for the softball-sized, party-hat-wearing, bright orange creation, my parents eventually warmed up...











Supplemental Essay:
618 Words
Emblazoned on our University Seal is a flaming heart which symbolizes St. Augustine's passionate search to know God and love others. What sets your heart on fire? Since I began attending Hebrew school in pre-school, I have learned about the importance of performing “mitzvot,” or good deeds, and giving “tzedakah,” or charity. While giving “tzedakah” at temple means contributing a small amount of money each week at services that will support a local organization, I committed to take a more...









College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
52 Words
I only interviewed for Cornell. It was an alumni interview. From what I've gathered through my...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
69 Words
I'm involved in Design for America at Cornell. It's a great extracurricular that directly applies to what I'm studying (Design and...





My favorite course thus far, and why
48 Words
My favorite course has been environmental psychology. It opened my eyes to the kind...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Curious, passionate,...





Why I ultimately chose my school
135 Words
Cornell was my top choice school and where I decided to attend for many reasons. It is extremely beautiful, with several hiking trails, gorges, lakes, and more to explore! Ithaca has a downtown (the Commons) which has a lot of character...