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    Cornell Admissions Essay By unlocking the door to (name) past, one sees his thoughts and actions when they first took hold of his persona. This essay serves as a key to that door and to my current personality. The first beloved books in my life were the Sesame Street Encyclopedia volumes. At three, I wasn't old enough to read them, but I always wanted to have them read to me. In fact, I memorized the ten volume set so when my parents would skip some pages I would ask them to read what they

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    Tell us about an engineering idea you have, or about your interest in engineering. Describe how your ideas and interests may be realized by—and linked to—specific resources within the College of Engineering. Finally, explain what a Cornell Engineering education will enable you to accomplish. I was the girl who wedged herself into the ring of boys around the Lego table. The other girls thought such a brutish pursuit below them. Build, take apart, repeat. I saw instead a fascinating art, the science

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    A student seeking better retention of material taught in the class-room environment may employ the Cornell note-taking method. With such a method, the three sections of the note-taking outline can aid the student’s retention by improving encoding. For a student to be able to retain oncoming material, they first must be able to encode, as in interpret and internalize, oncoming material (Faber, Morris, & Lieberman, 2000). The note-taking section forces the student to use elaborative rehearsal which

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    Electricity is such an elusive thing. It drives our modern world and it is the source of power for all most all of the devices in the world. Being from Bangladesh, I can understand the importance of electricity better than people from most other countries. Bangladesh has a huge electricity crisis and due to the lack of electricity, the country cannot go forward. About 60% of the population do not have access to electricity. But that is not say the resources are not there. I have always felt that

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    Curiosity and my love for mathematics and science make me interested in engineering. I want to explore the deep and intricate things of nature; I want to see more of mathematics and science. And where else than in engineering would I find this inextricable bond between mathematics and science? In secondary school, I tried to explain nearly everything I could with Physics, tried to obtain chlorine by electrolysis of sodium chloride, made an electromagnet from a nail, and did other experiments; although

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    Cornell Box

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    A Cornell Box that would represent me would be a simple, yet very complex box. It would have items inside that represent me in their own unique ways. Ranging from small to large, simple to complex, literal to abstract. This Cornell box would represent who I am as a person, who I see myself as, and who I am in the world. The interpretation of each item inside and the box itself is up to the viewers, but I have my own intentions for each. Starting from the outside, the box would be the first item

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    Roman Architecture

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    and a legacy that would influence later buildings (Cornell and Matthews 11). According to legend, the city of Rome was founded in about 753 BC, by a group of shepherds. It sat at an ideal location, along 7 hills on the Tiber River 15 miles from the Mediterranean Sea in present day Italy. Situated in an ideal defensive location it grew. Roman rule spread throughout the Italian peninsula due to its military strength and diplomacy (Cornell and Matthews 17). The first settlements discovered

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    say, ."..sixty five to seventy-five percent of higher plant species are indigenous to rainforests,." If the populace tears down all of the rainforests, only fifteen to twenty-five percent of the vital plants we depend on will be left in the world. Cornell biologist Thomas Eisner estimates that "less than two percent have been explored for their medicinal potential,." Every day the world looses an average of one hundred thirty seven species of animals in the rainforest due to the demolition. At that

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    Cornell Baby

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    History expands at the rate of time. What had happened just a second ago is already history. History, for me, opens wide the doors of perception. Ever since I was child, my grandfather and I would have profound conversations regarding the pertinence of historical events. I was the only grandchild who would love listening to his stories about World War II. Those shared experiences fostered my appreciation for history and developed my rationale. I have found this subject so captivating that I even

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    Though I have a number of intellectual interests, three of them are particularly conspicuous: politics, economics, and technology. These interest both excite my curiosity while teaching me lessons that will prove useful for me in life. Ever since my seventh grade teacher taught me the rudiments of government, I have always loved politics. Every time an election is coming, I eagerly await new polling and predictions. Of course, no time is more exciting than when the actual results come in. In addition

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