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Adam Mendrela

  • Affiliation: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Hometown: Baton Rouge, La.

"You will find yourself being challenged a lot. The more you want out of Cornell, the more work you have to put into it." read more

Alex Gorenstein

  • Affiliation: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Hometown: Nyack, N.Y.

I can learn new things and meet new people every day which is always a bonus. read more

Alyssa Henning

  • Affiliation: Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.

"It's very challenging, but I like that, too. But working hard is how you learn the most. If it's easy, I'm not learning that much." read more

Amanda Kushner

  • Affiliation: Operations Research
  • Hometown: Austin, Texas

"I know the past 50 years of Cornell history .... Those were like my bedtime stories growing up." read more

Andrea Bowring

  • Affiliation: Materials Science and Engineering
  • Hometown: Merion, Pa.

"I wanted a great engineering school but one that was contained in a full-service university." read more

Bhaskar Garg, B.S., Mechanical Engineering '10

  • Hometown: Salem, N.H.

"Compared to the other places, I felt more at home at Cornell." read more

Bryan Anthonio

  • Affiliation: AEP
  • Hometown: Centerville, Virginia

Bryan Anthonio pursued a lot of interests throughout high school, from programming to economics. His wide-ranging curiosity played a part in his decision to come to Cornell University. read more

Camisha Card

  • Affiliation: Biological Engineering
  • Hometown: Port Charlotte, Fla.

"I wanted to do something about the problems that we're having in our society today." read more

Chanel Casayuran

  • Affiliation: Chemical Engineering
  • Hometown: San Diego, Calif.

In high school, Chanel Casayuran knew she enjoyed math and chemistry and decided on studying chemical engineering to tie the two together. read more

Christine Catudal '11

  • Affiliation: Chemical Engineering
  • Hometown: Katy, Texas

"A lot of the people are going through the same curriculum as you. It's nice to have friends that are in the same boat." read more