CNC says: The most competitive applicants for admission present evidence of academic motivation, preparation, and ability. The middle 50% of admitted applicants typically have a GPA between and 3.20 and a 3.90, an ACT score between a 24 and 30, and a SAT score between an 1150 and a 1350. In addition, the Admission Committee is attracted to students with well developed interests and talents, or with a willingness to get involved and to be a member of a diverse college community, and with a demonstrated commitment to service to others.
Sep 17 2012Political Science I had good test scores and grades and wrote a personal statement from the heart. I was also very involved in extra-curricular activities as a high school student. Service is also very important to Cornell and will improve your chances of getting in. ACT: 30 Female
Feb 19 2010Economics Get an interview, the admissions staff is very personable and friendly towards people, and very non-bureaucratic. (I got a personal signed card from my admissions officer congratulating me on getting in) If you show that you are a very intelligent, interesting person, this will boost you chances by a lot. SAT: 1970 Male
“Unlike what most people think, this school is not
Mar 19 2009Business - Management and Administration Unlike what most people think, this school is not very hard to get in to. This year, the institution admitted far more students than the campus is intended to house, most likely with the intention of increasing the college's profits. Also, there is about 1 foreign exchange students for every 4 U.S. students. ACT: 27 Male