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Cornell Class of 2024 ED

msv123msv123 11 replies4 threads Junior Member
edited August 2019 in Cornell University
Hey guys, thought I would jump in and create this thread for hopeful Cornell ED applicants!
edited August 2019
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  • ObimomObimom 3 replies1 threads New Member
    Hoping to apply ED, interested to hear other people’s results.
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  • cypresspatcypresspat 520 replies11 threads Member
    S20 will be applying to Cornell ED. Engineering (chemical, eventually). 3.975 UW, 4.6 W GPA, two varsity sports all four years (one team is regularly top 10 in state); played both sports since he was 6; minor inconsequential interest from couple coaches; attends a very music-focused HS, is first chair for his performance band instrument (highest rated performance band in state), and section leader for marching band (NOT highest rated band in state, but is gigantic); a few state awards for his instrument, but I think they hand those out like candy. A few minor academic awards (again, handed out like candy). 1510 SAT (790 math, 720 EWR); 790 on both Math 2 and Chem SAT II. Four AP 5’s in STEM classes. No other consequential EC’s. No leadership or regular volunteer efforts. Works residential construction during all breaks for past 3 years. Knows how to install plumbing.
    Quiet, typical teenager. Is generally nice to his sister. Always nice to the dog and cat. Researched colleges to death and, no doubt about it, Cornell is THE ONE. Fully acknowledges long shot nature of this decision, and is fortunately very pleased with his safety, too.
    Fall sport started yesterday. Decisions have been made for apps. Essays written. Here we go. Next stop, Dec 15th-ish.
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  • thewhiteowlthewhiteowl 14 replies6 threads Junior Member
    I'll be applying ED too. The deadline is already frightening me - especially with subject tests included.
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  • student88888student88888 68 replies10 threads Junior Member
    Can anyone chance me?
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  • GabiNicoleGabiNicole 4 replies0 threads New Member
    Planning on applying ED :)
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  • igloo22igloo22 12 replies11 threads Junior Member
    What school/major are you all interested in??
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  • GabiNicoleGabiNicole 4 replies0 threads New Member
    igloo22 wrote: »
    What school/major are you all interested in??
    CALS (Animal Science)

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  • student88888student88888 68 replies10 threads Junior Member
    Im applying to the hotel school. Does anyone know the ed acceptance rate to SHA
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  • jddkdh748jddkdh748 2 replies0 threads New Member
    Hey! I’m applying to SHA Ed as well. I believe that the acceptance rate for ED is around the high 20’s. Good luck, hopefully we both get in.
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  • rnjsgpskrnjsgpsk 8 replies5 threads New Member
    Im applying to college of arts and science (still deciding between econ and statistical science)!!! but then im also losing hope already and im also thinking about Barnard or Boston College...
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  • TechnElixirTechnElixir 10 replies2 threads New Member
    Hi !
    I am an international student hoping to study at Cornell for computer Engineering in ED. What chances do I have considering the following profile.
    SAT 1: 1420 ( RW: 660; MATH: 760)
    SAT 2 PHYISCS: 730 ; MATH : 650 {I know super less:( }
    GPA: 4/4 for all 3 years of coursework (12th grade results won't be out before application deadline)

    1. Lead Guitarist of the school rock band performing at National Competitions for 2 years, finishing 1st and 3rd respectively. Also performed at an even that had schools from foreign countries.
    2. Leader of the school Cricket team, the most competitive sport of my city. finished a close second from a pool of around 75 teams. Also won 3 trophies in different competitions.
    3. Designed a motion detection rover for disaster and calamities/ security . Won the best project prize at school's biennial science exhibition. Designing included experience with circuits and coding.
    4. Volunteer work of over 60 hours by being part of school's social service club and also on a personal level, providing meals for underprivileged every 6 months.
    5. Also participated in olympiads and other national competition. Won a gold medal at National Cyber Olympiad but way back in 2013.
    6. Learnt to code in QBasic, C++, Visual Basic, Arduino IDE. Also have my own blog talking about technology.

    Asian, parents can afford Cornell.
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  • Einstein00Einstein00 39 replies2 threads Junior Member
    Hello guys,
    Chance me:
    I studied Alevels and my grades are 3A*s,1A and a B( in General Paper)
    I have registered for the Oct 5th SAT(I would get around 1450)
    -Soccer team captain (3 year).Also,table tennis
    -Involved in Marching band (2 years)
    -Volunteered for around 150+ hours
    -Learned German (A1 level )
    -Tutored my juniors (paid)
    -I was involved in research project organized by an Engineering college where I got a certificate of graduation.

    Personal Essay : I have choosed Promp #2.
    I am writing about how I overcame a challenge that I faced at the end of my 1st of Alevel; I had to undergo a sudden surgery.

    Also,Can I submit my SAT 2 scores after the submission of my application asan early applicant?My results will be out by Nov 15 .
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  • student88888student88888 68 replies10 threads Junior Member
    Can someone chance me for SHA?
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  • do2020do2020 56 replies6 threads Junior Member
    im EDing! scared and shocked about how many people will be applying with legacy ..
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  • michp12michp12 23 replies3 threads Junior Member
    Chance me:

    GPA: 102.74
    SAT: 1480 (690 R&W, 790 Math)
    Essay: 19 (7,5,7)
    Ranking: Top Decile (Not Ranked Until Mid-Year)
    SAT 2 Chemistry: 720
    10 AP Courses (including a 5 on both computer science exams)
    AP Scholar with Distinction

    Applying to the College of Engineering
    Major: Computer Science

    -First Robotics Captain and Lead Programmer
    -Secretary of my A Capella Club
    -Ensemble in the Musicals
    -Secretary of my Students Against Destructive Decisions Club
    -Took Mandarin from 3rd-9th Grade, receiving a diploma
    -Class Treasurer 10th-12th Grade
    -Secretary of Debate Club
    -Selected to Navy and NSA Sponsored Camp for Cyber Security
    -Received RPI Medal for Math and Science
    -Received University of Rochester Award for Innovation and IT
    -JV/Varsity Basketball - SG (key bench player)
    -Supporting Lead in One-Act Plays
    -Working At My Town Library as a Page
    -Starting a STEM Program at the Library for Elementary School Students
    -Cisco Cybersecurity Certification
    -250+ Hours of Tutoring and Community Service
    -Math Honor Society - made speech at induction
    -English Honor Society
    -Music Honor Society - Secretary; made speech at induction
    -Science Honor Society
    -National Honor Society - Webmaster
    -Selected twice to the NYSMAA Area All-State Choir

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  • nikkifaynikkifay 24 replies1 threads Junior Member
    Hello everyone! Chance me, please.

    New York resident
    Human Ecology: Human Biology, Health and Society Major

    GPA: UW: 3.89 W: 4.55
    SAT: 1500 (1510 superscore) R&W 770, Math 740
    SAT II: US History 760, World History 710
    APs: World History (5), Russian (5), US History (5), Psychology (5), English Language and Composition (5)—AP Scholar with Honor
    Senior Courses: AP Calculus AB, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Biology, AP US Government and Politics
    School does not rank
    Recommendations: US History and Precalculus, have a wonderful relationship with both teachers and guidance counselor

    -Interned for the District Attorney, the City Council, a medical office, multi-specialty lab, and a program for people with disabilities
    -National Honor Society Member
    -President of a community service organization
    -Secretary of political debate club
    -Certified in AutoCAD

    I really love Cornell and especially the College of Human Ecology, and I think that it shows in my supplement and connects back well to my experiences

    Female, White/Jewish
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  • student5430student5430 87 replies13 threads Junior Member
    HSHB is a hard major. Your GPA looks about right, but the SAT is average for Cornell, and HBHS students come in with stellar profiles. If you think you're ready then apply, but just be forewarned about the test score
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  • student88888student88888 68 replies10 threads Junior Member
    Can anyone chance me for SHA
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  • BishoptoasterBishoptoaster 74 replies4 threads Junior Member
    Hello everyone. I am a current Cornell student in the class of 2023. I am currently a pre-med studying Human Biology, Health, and Society in the College of Human Ecology. I was admitted through regular decision so I am not sure if this will help, but here are my stats when I applied:

    -GPA: Unweighted 3.98 (our school didn't have weighted)
    -ACT: 35
    -SAT: 1560 (800 math, 760 reading and writing)
    -SAT II: 800 math II, 800 chemistry, 770 Bio M

    Let me know if there are any questions! I also have extracurriculars but the list is too long to list completely.
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  • parentcornellparentcornell 1 replies0 threads New Member
    To each of you-please do your authentic research into the climate and culture of any university to which you apply (PARTICULARLY BINDING ED). Do your homework and learn about the community to which you may be joining. Collaborative? Competitive? Welcoming? Angsty? Rigorous? Agonizingly rigorous? Ask about the mental health issues facing the campus as a whole. Please think long and hard before you apply binding anywhere until you have spoken to YOUNG alumni who can accurately speak to today's climate at respective colleges. Please think about what you want out of your college experience, well above-and-beyond brand name (which may come at a dear cost if you are attending just for the name). You can get a better glimpse into the culture of a university if you genuinely ask current students, or recent graduates, if they are pleased or regret their choice, and why. As seemingly silly as it sounds, ask current students if they are happy/content more days than not. Are they stressed out more days than not? If so, ask if they are stressed to the point of burning out. Are they energized by their time there, or are they overwhelmed by sustained competition and load? Older alumni of a university, simply due to changes that naturally occur over time, can't speak as accurately to today's climate. Make sure you know what the weather entails. If you have not first-hand experienced it, ask what it is like to go without sun for weeks on end. Know about the nature of upperclassmen housing and the competition in getting housing over a year in advance due to lack of space. These are issues many universities face, and most are working to rectify such issues at some point in the future in their short & long range plans. University "brand names" are alluring, and often legitimately worth the costs, but please go in as well-informed as you possibly can.
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