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Consider Transferring

Adjusting To Cornell as a Transfer Student

Ariel Majorczyk Ariel M.

Cornell’s vibrant campus became my new home soon after I arrived for new-student orientation. I was terrified.

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From Warm to Cold

Tips for Moving to New York from the Sunshine State

Sammi L Photo Sammie L.

If there is anything I can prepare you for as a native Floridian at Cornell, it's the winter weather.

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Students at Commencement 2023 for Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy.
Home Away From Home

Finding My Brooks Family

Alice Alice L.

After spending the last seven years at a small, all-girls private school, changing schools—let alone moving across the country to a big university—was a huge transition I hesitated to take on.

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Unique Organizations

Why Cornell Weather is My Favorite Club

Touchdown Nicole C.

One thing I love about Cornell is how diverse and niche many of our clubs are. For more context, I am majoring in Atmospheric Science.

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Signs for the Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy by a purple glass art installation.
Living & Learning

A Fall Day at the Brooks School

Alexandra headshot. Alexandra G.

Hello! I'm Alexandra (Alex), a sophomore from Cortland, New York. I am a student at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy.

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The Minns Garden gate in winter.
Endless Opportunities

My Experience Switching Majors

Eliana Ahmoh Thumbnail Eliana A.

When I first entered Cornell, I was a communication major.

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Berries near Barnes Hall.
Her Cornell Home

Why I Don’t Regret Choosing Cornell

Taelor Matos Thumbnail Taelor M.

I vividly remember my mentors and professors telling me that a Cornell education is for life. “Take advantage of every opportunity and savor every moment,” they routinely said.

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McGraw Tower in the snow.
Informational, Not Evaluative

Let’s Talk About Cornell Admissions "Interviews"

Touchdown Undergraduate Admissions

The Cornell University admissions community receives many inquiries each year from first-year applicants requesting an interview.

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Find Your Space

My Favorite Campus Study Spots

Touchdown Anna L.

In my time at Cornell, I have found that the effectiveness of my study sessions absolutely hinges on the atmosphere of wherever I’m working.

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Active on Campus

Playing Sports on Campus

Touchdown Riley B.

Cornell has a vast and diverse student body. This means there are endless activities you can get involved with on campus, including sports.

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