Is Cornell somewhere I can be successful?

One of my favorite spots on campus to study is in the Experiential Learning Lab (ELL). Most engineers on campus have come to know the ELL to be the home of many project teams, including mine, Cornell University Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (CUAUV).

Like most other project team members, if you ask me if I love my experience on my project team I would reply “yes” followed by “oh, and our application link is here, you definitely should apply!”. I, like many others, love my team. And even more so, I adore all of the activities I am involved with on campus.

Campus organizations are an integral part of the Cornell experience. However, as a Senior who has transitioned from an interviewee to an interviewer for many of my own organizations, I find it hard not to discuss my own experiences for how I ended up where I am today. Read more

Beebe Lake: My Favorite Place on Campus

A photo of Beebe LakeIthaca is known for its beautiful gorges and natural areas. Nothing on Cornell’s campus better exemplifies this than Beebe Lake. Despite being surrounded by the rest of campus, Beebe Lake offers a self-contained slice of nature, separate from the rest of the campus and its accompanying bustle. It is for this reason that Beebe Lake and the trail that goes around it are my favorite places on campus. Read more