|Students who got into CNC say:|
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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.
| Business - Management and Administration|
| Mar 19 2009 | The interview is ultra-important. If you show a lot of interest in the school, you have a good chance of getting in.
I scored well above average on the SATs and ACTs (I cannot remember the exact scores). I also had been playing the violin for most of my life and was a member of a prestigious youth orchestra in high school. Also, I wrote a good essay. However, my high school GPA was low. I displayed little effort in those years.
| Art & Design Department|| Jan 06 2008 |
If you did poorly in high school, like myself, but have changed your ambitions, I recommend writing an endearingly self-aware, realistically honest, good essay. Since Cornell College is small, the administration has more time to consider the whole person and not just the numbers.
I suppose I got in because I was a well rounded student. I had a bunch of clubs in my repetoire, plus higher level classes. I didn't have any one thing that it was obvious I obessesed over, but spread my time out well.