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about cornell university

ObaidulHaqueSamiObaidulHaqueSami 0 replies1 threads New Member

I am a international student. I want to my undergraduate in usa. But my eca is very low and I didn't get any honor. Also I am a average student in my college.But I want apply in usa universities (especially cornell university). I am very passionate to get chance into it. For this eca I afraid to apply. can you give me some advise that how can I get into it easily. I want apply cornell university in early decision at fall 21. please help me to get into this. and I want maximum fiancial aid becase my family can not bear my education expense in usa.
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  • collegemom3717collegemom3717 8161 replies87 threads Senior Member
    1. Nobody gets into Cornell "easily". They get about 50,000 applications for first-year entry, and accept about 5,500- and some of those have a preferred status.

    2. It is even harder for international students: less than 300 of the 5500 first year students are international.

    3. Cornell is "need aware" for international students. That means that your ability to pay is considered when deciding whether or not to offer you a place. An international applicant who needs full aid would generally have to be a top candidate to be accepted.

    4. The minimums for language tests are: TOEFL- 100 (Internet version) and 600 (paper version) and IELTS - 7. Can you achieve those?

    5. You say that you are an "average" student. You are asking one of the top universities in the US to give you a free education. Besides the fact that you are "passionate" about it, what are the reasons that Cornell should choose you?

    I respect your ambition, and I don't like squashing dreams. But facing reality and figuring out what is possible is part of life.
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