College Admissions Info

jml487
jml487
Cornell University, ‘18
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Jackson Heights , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Cornell
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Spanish

Test Scores

2040
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2040
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High School Performance

Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Boarding
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball
Extracurricular Activities: Animal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer, Athletics Organization, Choir, Community Cleanup / Service, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, Book Buddies
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement:
661 Words
The first time I met Chances he was too shy to look up at me, so he smiled at his frayed shoelaces. I knelt down to his height while I asked him if he would sit with me on the bench in the classroom’s “library.” He simply nodded and walked away, shushing his friends that teased him for being with a girl. The books he laid out in front of us had one sentence per page and large pictures,...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
61 Words
Prompt was to describe two school related passions that you have and how Cornell would be right for what you want to pursue. I wrote about my passion for languages (Spanish and French) and how Cornell's study abroad with the University of Paris would be great. I also wrote about my passion for writing would flourish in Cornell's creative arts program.

College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
55 Words
Be very specific. Don't say things like this school would be great for me because I want...





My advice about getting recommenders
72 Words
Just because you got an A in a class doesn't mean that you should get that teacher to write you a recommendation....