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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

Application Fees

$75
Undergrad Application Fee
$95
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
300 Day Hall Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-2000
General Site: www.cornell.edu
Admissions: http://admissions.cornell.edu/
Application: http://app.commonapp.org/application/applicantlogin.aspx?d=1189017177203

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • high school student
  • Feb-23-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Keep your grades up, you don't get into an Ivy league by just passing

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  • Kristin from Elgin, SC
  • Feb-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Don't worry about making friends, many people are very friendly and helpful here. Try to do something outside of your comfort zone, just to see if you find a new interest (great way to meet new people).

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  • Alex from Ithaca, NY
  • Jan-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Try to get to know your professors, indulge in activities outside classrooms and explore the campus as well as Ithaca!

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  • Engineering Student
  • Dec-30-2013 I am a current student here

    Do NOT come in with the same mentality as you did in high school (if you were a procrastinator/slacker like me). Many students struggle through Freshman and Sophomore years and decide to drop out of the Engineering school because they are unwilling to put in the amount of work necessary. You cannot afford to cram or do the bare minimum required on the problem sets. To do significantly better than average, you will have to put in significantly more work. Everybody at Cornell comes from the top of their class in high school; you are not as special as you once were.

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