rmerenbach,
Cornell ‘18
B.S., Industrial and Product Design
Cornell University Class of 2018
Features Included
4
Essays
4
Schools
10
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Belmont, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Villanova University (Villanova, PA)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Industrial and Product Design

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
646 Words
Career aspirations
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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General 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...
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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...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
48 Words
My favorite course has been environmental psychology. It opened my eyes to the kind...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Curious, passionate,...
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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...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
Highest SAT
2110
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsLacrosse

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBoy/Girl Scouts, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Science Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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