Aeiland
Aeiland,
Cornell ‘17
B.S.
Student at Cornell ILR who aspires to be a lawyer
Features Included
5
Essays
13
Schools
13
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown New York, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken English

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
472 Words
Issue of personal significance
It’s a seemingly ordinary Tuesday afternoon, in February 2011. I am shivering and not just from the cold. This is the most nervous I have been in my entire life because this is not just any Tuesday afternoon, it’s the day of my first Mock Trial competition. As a first year starting witness I have to speak for 15 minutes in front of a judge while opposing counsel, probably far more experienced than me, does their best to pick my...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
44 Words
Present: pres-ent 1. Something that is offered, presented, or given as a gift Let's stick with this definition. Unusual presents, accidental presents, metaphorical presents, re-gifted presents, etc. - pick any present you have ever received and invent a past for it.
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
457 Words
I have found happiness nestled between the pages of The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius and I am often hurled into fits of woeful lamentation when I remember that The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only novel that Oscar Wilde will ever write. Instead, I must content myself with reading and rereading every exquisite phrase until the pages are worn thin from over use. I am an insatiable reader, ripping through the volumes in libraries like a tornado. Even with...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
505 Words
The one thing that most adults have in common is work. From a Supreme Court Justice to a cashier at a fast food restaurant, they all have a workplace with unique challenges that must be addressed. Last year I had an opportunity to interact with various workplaces and I learned something valuable about the world of work. In May, select students from my school traveled to Washington D.C to meet with top-level government officials. The highlight the trip was...
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Additional Essay Details
1252 Words
Attached are 2 essays I wrote for the University of Chicago. UChicago is known for their "eccentric" essay questions and I know someone giving me even the vaugest idea of how to respond to some of these weird questions would have been helpful. Present: pres-ent 1. Something that is offered, presented, or given as a gift Let's stick with this definition. Unusual presents, accidental presents, metaphorical presents, re-gifted presents, etc. - pick any present you have ever received and invent a past...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
138 Words
I think that what set me apart from other applicants is the fact that I made a point of visiting the schools I cared most about and having a one-on-one conversation with an admissions officer. This was particularly helpful to me...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.40
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 50%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2080
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Tennis, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

Activities
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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