laveritecestla
laveritecestla,
Cornell ‘18
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
I am a sophomore studying Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University
Features Included
3
Essays
1
Schools
15
Scores
5
Advice
1
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Montclair, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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In the fall of eighth grade, a flyer was passed out advertising a beginners’ fencing program run by the high school fencing team. I’m still not sure what it was that caught my eye initially, but a week later, I showed up at the gym. Watching the fencing demonstrations, I was immediately taken by the finesse and skill involved in the sport. I joined the team during my freshman year to experience the rush of standing up to well-trained...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
25 Words
I highlighted courses, professors, and research that I'd want to get involved in, my career aspirations, and how this school would help me get there.
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Additional Essay Details
245 Words
I wrote my personal statement and my supplemental essays within a week of the application deadline to the school I was applying to. This was due to the fact that I had decided to apply Early Decision to Cornell University at the last minute. While I would not recommend this approach, it taught me a lot about the process of writing a personal statement, as well as how to cater to a particular university. You do not need to know...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
78 Words
START EARLY. I actually didn't intend to make that mistake, as I had planned on applying Regular Decision to all of the schools...
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My advice about getting recommenders
86 Words
Talk to the teachers who know you best. These may not be the teachers whose classes you got straight A's in. I failed the first exam...
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Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
49 Words
Don't be upset if a professor doesn't respond. I emailed about ten professors before I...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
65 Words
I ultimately chose Cornell for the feeling of comfort and familiarity that I have while there. There were many other...
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Post-college plans
42 Words
I'm definitely going to graduate school, but I'm unsure of whether I want...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2150
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsFencing (Recruited), Tennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Choir
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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