Reddit hosted an AMA, or Ask Me Anything, last summer that featured former Cornell admissions officer Nelson Ureña answering questions about the admissions process at the Ivy League school.
Ureña, now a cofounder of college-mentor application company Mentorverse, provided one response that was truly surprising about what to include on your application to give you a boost compared to other applicants.
Here’s the inside scoop Ureña provided (emphasis added):
I’ll share another example of experiences that connect students to Cornell. Cornell University was founded as a farm. The first students at Cornell were farmers and literally worked on the University’s farm read more >>>