College Admissions Info

jmn25
jmn25
Northeastern University , Cornell University ‘17
BS, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Class of 2017 Cornell University
From: , Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent, Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Northeastern, Dartmouth, BC, BU, Cornell
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2030
SAT
Highest SAT: 2030
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High School Performance

3.40
GPA
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Rank
High School Type: Boarding
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Rowing (Crew), Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Japanese Club, Student Council / Government, Black Student Union
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Leadership experience
163 Words
Lugging buckets of blood bags back and forth on a Wednesday afternoon, trudging miles down a hot Texas road on the 4th of July and wrapping presents for strangers on a Saturday morning are not what most high school students consider a good time. However, to me, carrying buckets of donated blood, at an Exeter Blood drive that I organized, walking for charity to benefit disabled children at the Key Club International Convention in Dallas (Key Club is the largest...



Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
1 Words
Excerpt

Additional Essay Details:
268 Words
My mission is to live by these five qualities: honesty, courtesy, respect, discipline, and honor. I must always be honest, not only to others, but also to myself. In order to follow this, I shall never lie or deceive anyone. I must always be courteous to everyone, even if I do not like that individual for some reason or another. I shall never judge anyone before I meet them, and even if I do not like him/her I will...





College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
24 Words
I choose schools that I was truly interested in attending. Thinking about academics, athletics, as well as the location and reputation of the school.

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
55 Words
I recommend to work/intern. We all know the primary purpose of going to high school and college is so you can get a great job after you finish. Well, the more work experience you have the easier it will be to get a job. You can gain work experience as well as save money.

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
87 Words
I really wanted to play basketball in college. And as it turned out I got a lot of exposure at basketball tournaments which paid off for me because I was being recruited by many different universities. A lot of coaches reached out to me. However the few that didn't I reached out to them. You can't be afraid to do...



List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
63 Words
I started off being a little worried when I was about to interview with a new school. However, every single time it turned out great. The people that interview the students are normally very nice. They just want to get to know you. Just talk to them as if they're just another person. If you do that it will go...

How to increase chances at my school
68 Words
Make yourself interesting. Why you instead of everyone else? What is unique about you? What are you best at? These are the questions that the admissions department are looking to answer. If you stick out in the rest of the crowd then chances are the college will want you. These are the types of questions that I had in mind...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
51 Words
I was a part of the investing club, entrepreneurial society, martial arts club and the ping pong society. Extracurricular activities are a huge part of the college experience. You definitely want to take advantage as much as you can. These can help pass time, as well as help you make friends.

What I like about my school’s location and culture
57 Words
I like the feeling of an actual campus. When I was at Northeastern, it felt like I just went to school in "Boston." Which I did, but I didn't like the feel of all those buildings. Cornell has much more of that campus feeling that I was looking for coming from a boarding school in New Hampshire.

What set me apart from other applicants
78 Words
There were many things that set me apart from others. I am not the normal kid. Pretty much, whenever I got a chance to explain my life I took it. Whether it was in application essays, or speaking with a coach or even when I was in an interview. I explained my life in detail. All of the hardships that...