How to Write the Cornell University Essays 2020-2021

Recorded Wednesday, October 28 at 10:00 PM

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Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Learn how to write the college-specific Cornell University essays and distinguish yourself as an applicant that is the right fit for Cornell.

Hale Jaeger will provide an in-depth breakdown of each college's essay prompts, discussing how to optimize and tailor a response to each one by breaking down the purpose of the prompts.

He'll also open up the floor to answer any and all questions about the Cornell essay prompts. If you're not sure where to start, this livestream will provide you the information you need to know.

School information

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
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Undergrad College: Yale University '21

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Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Hale and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
42:52@Fj0106:Isn't the ILR school a SUNY school? I'm a bit confused about that...
53:20@anonymous:If i apply to the school of arts and science for CS..can i move to to school of engineering in case i decide to focus on software or pure tech.
56:06@anonymous:What are some common topics that we should avoid?
57:31@KatieR:If I want to be an independent major (create my own), would I apply as undecided or just choose a similar major? Would I mention this in my essays/application, or is this something I would take care of if I get admitted?


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