blue_devil
blue_devil,
Duke ‘14
B.S., Neuroscience, , Chemistry
Features Included
2
Essays
13
Schools
9
Scores
4
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Vancouver, Canada
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for a B.S. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Blue sky. Beautiful fields of corn and tobacco leaves. I take in a deep breath, and I indulge my city boy self with the natural beauty that surrounds me. As I look around, this scene of a village in mountainous China strikes a chord within my soul. Something deep inside me resonates. As I walk around in this isolated village, I imagine my father among the wireframe thin kids that are herding oxen or plucking weeds in the fields. As...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
285 Words
The pursuit of knowledge has always appealed to me. Whether it is following pius Aeneas through his wild adventures in Latin class or learning about how humans share 50% of our DNA with bananas, I went wherever my curiosity led me. This summer, my love for biology led me to do research at UBC with Dr. Burtnick. Since then, I’ve found my life’s passion in the world of biology and medicine, which I plan on nurturing and expanding at...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
hard-working, sportive,...
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How to increase chances at my school
12 Words
Why us? Don't mention...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
11 Words
Small city -...
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Post-college plans
2 Words
Biotech...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeBoarding
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2240
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

Application Additional Materials

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