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Cornell University, ‘17
BA, Political Science and Government, English

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement

Student Background

From: New Orleans , Louisiana
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Tulane, Cornell
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Boarding
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

My biggest fear is being forgotten. It’s something of a selfish fear; it’s egocentric, to be honest. But truly I am not afraid of dying, only of ceasing to matter when I am gone. I am a firm believer in the insignificance of the individual, after all--not that the individual does not matter, to be sure. More than anything, it is my understanding that, as life continues after us as it existed before us, it is useless to...

Additional Essay Details:
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To be a good writer, you must be a good reader. It’s an undeniable truth, an immutable fact. And with reading, I think, the desire to write must eventually come. Literary phrasing, the rhythm of prose, seeps into the mind and permeates the thoughts. One can’t help but begin to think of the world in terms of chapters and volumes. I have been reading since before I can remember. I was a verbal child, and reading came to...

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