aimeecho
aimeecho,
Cornell ‘17
B.A., English
Features Included
2
Essays
2
Schools
11
Scores
7
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Great Falls, Virginia
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
594 Words
Role model/inspiration
My ballet teacher Mrs. Jameson likes to hold class in the bathroom. I first experienced such a class when I simply could not master the grande plié. Tired of watching my quivering legs, Mrs. Jameson grabbed my hand. “We’re going to the bathroom,” she proclaimed. I hesitated. Was this a sadistic ritual reserved for the most unwieldy dancers? Inside the stall, she commanded me to straddle the toilet. “Now hold a grande plié so that you’re almost sitting...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
457 Words
In fifth grade, I was assigned to write a two-page fiction story using the week’s vocabulary words. I wrote twenty pages. While my novella garnered quizzical looks from my classmates and a weary smile from my teacher, I gained something invaluable from the experience: I realized how much I loved writing. For as long as I can remember, writing has been one of my favorite pursuits. There is something inexplicably alluring about the ability to string together words in...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
82 Words
For Cornell, I had an interview with a female alumni. She was really nice and put me at ease. She asked me a lot of...
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How I chose schools to apply to
106 Words
My mom went to Cornell, and after visiting the campus the summer before senior year, I fell in love. Ithaca is absolutely gorgeous. Everybody seemed really diverse and intellectual, but also really...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
41 Words
Literally try EVERYTHING - scholarship databases, books, high school counselor's offices, family...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
13 Words
Cornell Daily Sun newspaper,...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
11 Words
Summer camps and...
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My advice about getting recommenders
34 Words
I got recommendations from my AP English Language teacher and...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
13 Words
Ithaca is so beautiful (...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2300
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Debate Club/Team, National Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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