TPTB,
Cornell ‘18
B.S., Economics and Econometrics, , Banking and Finance
I am an undergraduate student at Cornell University studying Applied Economics and Management.
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
5
Scores
2
Advice
0
ECs
2
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese, Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics and Econometrics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I had my first taste of injustice through a trade game. The game was a simulation of real world trade conditions between developing and developed nations: “products,” consisting of paper (natural resources)and stationery (capital equipment), were manufactured by different countries and sold to the “banker.” In my initial attempt, I was part of Team America. We won with little difficulty, and I attributed our victory to our tactical strategy. I then played the game a second time, but this...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
28 Words
How have your interests and related experiences influenced the major you have selected in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences? (Please limit your response to 650 words.)
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Additional Essay Details
573 Words
In my common application essay, I reflected on the importance of feeling gratitude for opportunities I have been afforded. Service experiences in Nigeria and in Hong Kong have allowed me to recognise injustice, poverty and issues regarding development. I therefore hope to pursue public policy and environmental economics after university at Civic Exchange, a think tank in Hong Kong. At the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, I wish to pursue Applied Economics and Management with Environmental Science and Sustainability....
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
135 Words
I was told that although schools in the US are open to students being undecided about their major, it is best to pick one, because it shows commitment, dedication and that you have a clear path in mind. Of course, you...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
110 Words
I'm not too sure what the most popular extracurricular activities are at my school because I don't have any statistics. As a business major however, I can tell that business clubs are...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeInternational
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2280
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving, Martial Arts

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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