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Is it okay to discuss my race or ethnicity in my application for admission?

We realize that following the recent Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action, you may feel uncertain about whether you can or should discuss your race or ethnicity in your application. In fact, you may be getting advice or coaching about whether to include this information. The short answer is yes, you can talk abo…

Does Cornell require a personal statement?

Students apply to Cornell using the [Common Application][1], which can be completed and submitted online. A personal essay, sometimes referred to as the "personal statement," is part of the application. Cornell also requires students to respond to [question(s) that are specific to the Cornell college or school][2] to …

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