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What are my chances at Cornell?

adyaaditiparidaadyaaditiparida 1 replies1 threads New Member
edited July 13 in Cornell University
I am an international student from India who will be applying to Cornell ED for fall 2021. What are my chances? Here' my stats:
-Will apply for aid
-Intended major: computer engineering
-1510 SAT without essay( took it in my sophomore year)
-770s in SAT Subjects Physics, Chem and Math2
-97% average percentage in high school( approx 4.00 GPA)
-National-level Odissi dancer with a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture, Government
of India
-ASTAR Youth Scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Government of Singapore
-Class Representative and Founder of 1 academic and 1 dance club at my school
-Winner at several state-level dance competitions
-Winner of several inter-school Speech competitions
- Essays: not sure how they're gonna turn out

Which areas do you think I need to improve the most in? Should I retake any standardized tests? Any feedback?

Thanks for reading!

edited July 13
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  • techchecktechcheck 1 replies0 threads New Member
    FYI, Here is something that another user posted about aid and internationals.

    "Cornell University maintains only a very limited program of financial assistance for international students who are not citizens or permanent residents of the United States, Canada, or Mexico. Those who do receive funds have exceptional credentials and demonstrate financial need. This information is not intended to discourage you from applying, but to give you a realistic understanding of the nuances for receiving financial aid to attend Cornell."

    ED does give a boost in admissions, BUT you should not apply ED if you need to evaluate various financial adi offers...and as it says above from the Cornell website, fin adi is very limitd for Int'l students. I know of an int'l student who graduated from high school in US, accepted to Cornell but never got finaid...

    you might start looking now for possible sources of aid in your home country if you really want to attend Cornell.
    Good luck. I would just say that you dont seem to have many CE EC.
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  • adyaaditiparidaadyaaditiparida 1 replies1 threads New Member
    I get your point. Thank you!
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