College Admissions Info

adiaz
adiaz
Duke University ‘21
BS, Biology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

concerts, coffee, and school
From: Vail , Arizona
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Accepted At: Arizona, Arizona State, UMass, UVM, Northeastern
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1430
SAT
31
ACT
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High School Performance

4.28
GPA
Top 10%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cheer/Spirit Squad, Cheer/Spirit Squad
Extracurricular Activities: Choir
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Duke, UMass, UVM, Northeastern: Childhood memory, Failure experience
643 Words
I typically reek of two things: vanilla scented perfume, and the sour, often bitter, and excruciatingly pungent odor accompanied by failure. Inadequate from birth, I fail in many aspects. I fail at being tall. I am exceptionally horrible at being cool and Mario Kart is not my forte. More recently - and more detrimental to my ego - I have failed at being chosen as a representative for student council and getting selected to represent my school at Girls State ...









Supplemental Essay for Duke: “Why us” school essay
162 Words
Clueless 8th grade me, Everything is about to change. You’re going to move across the country. You’re going to receive mail from colleges before high school even starts. You’re going to check the mail one day, expecting another cheesy college poster and find a purpose. It’s the iconic chapel and the quote proclaiming “Other than the architecture, nothing here is set in stone.” that’ll make you research and learn everything about the heaven that’s...



Supplemental Essay for Duke: Diversity statement
252 Words
July 2006. She sits on a beach in Puerto Peñasco, nuzzling into her nana, contently lapping up the sweet juices that periodically drip down her mango paleta. Later, she will bask in the sun, drifting off until her twitching nose awakens her, recognizing the cart advertising mango con chile y limón. She has never known anything other than the colorful foods, warm demeanor, and endless pride offered by her heritage. This is who she is. April 2016. Moving to a...





College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
18 Words
Pick teachers who truly know...





What set me apart from other applicants
19 Words
I had some unique extracurriculars that...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
42 Words
I have never had a job during high school but I did make...





How to increase chances at my school (Duke)
58 Words
Be different and show that you love Duke for more than just basketball and pretentious statistics! Duke...





Why I ultimately chose my school (Duke)
65 Words
If you love balance, Duke is for you. Duke is the epitome of "work hard, play hard." There is nothing...