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***Official Cornell Class of 2016 Spring Transfer Thread

MacchaBunnyMacchaBunny Registered User Posts: 50 Junior Member
Hello everyone, I know it may be a bit early to start a thread for spring transfer, but it is always good to start early isnt it :) Okay I will share my stats later when more people are here. But I already got a question: is ILR a *Other* academic interest option if using the Cornell apply system? Got any ILR transfer here?
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  • MacchaBunnyMacchaBunny Registered User Posts: 50 Junior Member
    updated: Wait I figured it out
  • VctoryVctory Registered User Posts: 1,190 Senior Member
    edited July 2015
    ILR hopeful here!
  • PlasticNebulaPlasticNebula Registered User Posts: 96 Junior Member
    Also applying!
  • RedBear2016RedBear2016 Registered User Posts: 79 Junior Member
    I am currently a sophomore at the University of Oregon looking to transfer to Cornell's ILR school this coming spring. I Let me know if you think I have a decent shot.

    Cumulative GPA: 3.80

    Major: Business Administration-Finance
    Minors: Economics, Mathematics

    *Accepted into the 2-year Honors Business program at the University of Oregon (highly selective and only the top 35 business students each year are accepted)

    EC's:


    *UO College Republicans (going on 3 years of membership, and served as treasurer for 1 year)

    *Volunteer in grass roots efforts for local political candidates (summer 2014-Roughly 120 hrs total)

    *Finance Intern-Dennis Richardson for Governor Campaign (July-Nov. 2014) (40 hrs/wk)

    *Finance Intern-Dr. Monica Wehby for US Senate Campaign (August-Nov. 2014) (15 hrs/wk)

    *Victory Office Intern-Republican National Committee (August-Nov. 2014) (15 hrs/wk)

    *Café Worker-University of Oregon Fresh Market Café (April 2014-October 2014) (15 hrs/wk---but not in the summer)

    *Promote Oregon Leadership PAC-Door-to-door director (September-Nov. 2014) (30 hrs/wk)

    *Wells Fargo Job Shadow Program through the UO Business School (Oct-Dec 2014) (1hr/wk)

    *Admin Assistant for the ASUO Finance Committee (Dec. 2014-March 2015) (2hrs/wk)

    *Merrill Lynch-Administrative Assistant (Feb. 2015-Present) (20 hrs/wk)

    *TNT's Hit series "The Librarians"-Recurring Extra (May 2014-Present) (15 hrs/day when booked-about 10 jobs so far)

    *Member of the U of O Financial Management Association (going on 2nd year)


    I have a lot of extra curricular activities, mostly centered around government/politics and also finance/economics, which is why I think that the ILR school would be a good fit for me, because it encompasses all of those things. I am paying my own way through college with no help, and have worked/interned anywhere from 20-120 hrs/wk for the last two years.

    I have taken Micro and macro econ, psychology, foreign languages, business & accounting classes, I am finishing up my writing, and I have a class that should fill the Western Intelligence requirement, so I think I have covered all of the bases on pre-rec classes for applying to this major.


    (Also, the ILR school does not require SAT/ACT, so I did not include my score).
  • JouuuuJouuuu Registered User Posts: 132 Junior Member
    @RedBear2016 I think you have a great shot, you definitively have the grades and EC's, just make sure your essays properly outline your story and is quality material :).

    Personally, I'm looking into SHA and I'm a bit undecided if I want to transfer during Spring or Fall. Does anyone know if you can apply to Fall after applying to Spring without repercussions? And if it's possible to defer a possible admission during Spring to apply during the Fall again?

    (If you would like to chance me, you can check out my stats here: http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/cornell-university/1801464-do-i-have-a-fair-chance-sha-spring-transfer.html#latest).
  • prospietransferprospietransfer Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Cumulative GPA: 3.65

    Major: Business Administration-Info Systems
    Minors: Environmental Studies
    Accepted into a small leadership program at a selective urban private uni

    EC's:

    mentor uni students in entrepreneurship
    started own company
    a few fellowship awards, invited to many leadership programs
    internships on the Hill, a startup, and a Fortune 500 company
    studied abroad for a summer- did research there
    student employee (20hrs/week)

    I'm pretty sure I have all the prereqs covered as well :) Super interested in ILR, would really love to get accepted (the major is why I'm applying). I think you have a great chance!! My middle class family won't get financial aid, so I'm pushing off applying until March for Fall 2016. Best of luck to you, perhaps we can chat a bit about our experiences!

  • HotelieeeeeeHotelieeeeee Registered User Posts: 29 New Member
    @Jouuuu Did you apply? I applied to SHA this spring!
  • HotelieeeeeeHotelieeeeee Registered User Posts: 29 New Member
    Anyone else applied to SHA?
  • ronniec95ronniec95 Registered User Posts: 45 Junior Member
    @Hotelieeeeee I applied too! Good luck to you :)
  • HotelieeeeeeHotelieeeeee Registered User Posts: 29 New Member
    @ronniec95 Thanks, hope both of us get in! Where do you go to school now? Do you mind provide some of your basic info?
  • CaintpauCaintpau Registered User Posts: 98 Junior Member
    Hi all :)! I applied as well. This waiting for decisions is killing me! Anyway here are my stats:

    School: University of Florida - Honors College
    Major: Dual major in Political Science and Philosophy; potential interest in hybrid majors as well (Pre-Law Focus)
    GPA: 3.78 (3.54 1st semester, 4.0 second semester, 4.0 current semester - not factored in)
    SAT: 2030
    ACT: 31

    EC's: (in order of current to previous) -**THE ONES THAT WERE ON MY COMMON APP
    1) University of Florida - Levin College of Law - Assistant Event Planner
    - Help run logistics for any and all events put on by UF Law (flight, travel, venues, speakers, VIP's, etc.) - projects included bringing first Cuban visitors ever to UF Law and visit by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
    2) Florida Second District Court of Appeals - Intern
    - Shadow judges of FL 2nd DCA; attorneys; helped prepare published opinion, observe oral argument and OAW, etc.
    3) University of Florida - Department of Pharmacology - Undergraduate Research Assistant
    - Performed lab tech duties: gel electrophoresis; PCR; rat behavior tests, cryo-stat sectioning, etc.
    4) University of Florida - Geriatric Aging Research - Undergraduate Research Program Participant
    - Participated in research program aimed at discovering causes of age-related pain
    5) UF Men's Glee Club - Baritone
    Perform at various venues including: churches, retirement homes, UF functions (concerts, talent competitions, alumni events), etc.
    6) Veterinary Ophthalmology Clinic - Veterinary Assistant
    - Ran front of house: phone calls, greeting clients, filing | and back of house: sterilized surgical equipment, aided in surgical procedures, prepared EKG's, etc.
    7) Acapella Group (HS) - Beatitones - 3 Years
    Performed at various venues throughout my HS town's area
    8) Advanced Drama (HS) 2-4 Years (weird system)
    Put on school productions - got lead in every show (Che in Evita, Ching Ho in TMM, Finch in H2$)
    9) "The Good Company" - Founding Member
    Theater Troop that performed at various venues around HS area
    10) Berkeley Singers - 3 Years
    Highschool Choir - Tenor Section Leader - In charge of Tenor's knowing their choral arrangement

    Keep in mind I was initially Pre-Med, and I switched over to Pre-Law.

    Best of luck to all!
  • ronniec95ronniec95 Registered User Posts: 45 Junior Member
    @Hotelieeeeee I attended hotel school in Vegas for a year. Absolutely hated it, and now I'm at a CC taking classes and re-applying to schools.
  • reallyrealisticreallyrealistic Registered User Posts: 18 New Member
    Hello everyone! I've applied to the ILR School for the Spring 2016 entry. All my materials have been received and processed, and my application has been sent for review!
  • HotelieeeeeeHotelieeeeee Registered User Posts: 29 New Member
    @ronniec95 Did you attend University of Las Vegas at Nevada? I heard the hotel program there is also highly ranked. What is the aspects makes it unpleasant?
  • RedBear2016RedBear2016 Registered User Posts: 79 Junior Member
    Anybody heard anything yet?
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