justjjack
justjjack,
Cornell ‘12
B.S., Biological Engineering
Bioengineer
Features Included
3
Essays
1
Schools
10
Scores
0
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown New York City, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Biological Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
813 Words
Creative personal story
Yellow and blue jigsaw puzzle mats. Beige tiles. Strollers. Two computers. Audio cassette rack. Shelves of elementary school books. Red, stubby wooden tables. Short plastic chairs. Children’s section. A first grader’s summer reading list in my left hand. A few to-be-shelved books in my right hand. A second grader tailing me. I head toward the “Summer Reading” rack, quickly scout for the books the second grader needs, and shelve the books I brought along. After scouring the whole...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
371 Words
I ring the doorbell. The door unlocks. I slide it open gently and head over the wooden floors to Dr. Medappa’s waiting room. I sign in and sit on the nearest plastic red chair. When I am called for my routine checkup, I walk into Dr. Pa’s office. He measures my height at 54 inches and my weight at 98 pounds. Meanwhile, he asks about school, how my parents and dog are doing, and about my basketball team. When he...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
365 Words
Next to my left ear sits a nanobot calling out, “Inject me quickly, I’ve got a liver to repair!” Next to my right ear sits a human brain pleading, “Probe me please!” Who should I listen to? Biomedical engineering on the nanoscale, as described by Dr. Horst Stormer on Nano Day at City College of New York, promises the development of effective, technologically advanced treatments of numerous ailments inflicting humanity on the nanoscale. In particular, his discourse on a...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
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
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesLibrary Volunteer, Math Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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