selen
selen,
Duke ‘20
B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, , Computer Science
Features Included
4
Essays
8
Schools
5
Scores
0
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Greenville, South Carolina
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Turkish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
  • Clemson University (Clemson, SC)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
753 Words
Failure experience
The lessons we take from failure can be fundamental to later success. Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience? My hand scrambled across the page of my linear algebra test as I struggled to finish. 15 minutes left until the test is over. How do I find the orthogonal projection of a vector onto a plane? 10 minutes left. I need to find the vector normal to...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
220 Words
· If you are applying to the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences as either a first-year or transfer applicant, please discuss why you consider Duke a good match for you. Is there something particular about Duke that attracts you? (150 words maximum) · If you are applying to the Pratt School of Engineering as either a first-year or transfer applicant, please discuss why you want to study engineering and why you would like to study at Duke. (150 words maximum) I want to study...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
315 Words
Duke University seeks a talented, engaged student body that embodies the wide range of human experience; we believe that the diversity of our students makes our community stronger. If you’d like to share a perspective you bring or experiences you’ve had to help us understand you better-perhaps related to a community you belong to, your sexual orientation or gender identity, or your family or cultural background-we encourage you to do so. Real people are reading your application, and...
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Additional Essay Details
134 Words
"Additional Information" Essay During sophomore year, I independently studied calculus because I wanted to challenge myself and learn math beyond what I was learning in school at the time. I taught myself calculus from a variety of sources, most heavily relying on Ohio State University's Calculus One and Calculus Two classes on Coursera. Every week, I spent about twelve hours watching online videos, reading materials, and working calculus problems. At the end of sophomore year, to officially demonstrate my proficiency...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeMagnet

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
Highest SAT
2200
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
Other SAT Scores
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsCheer/Spirit Squad

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChess, Choir, Gay/Straight Alliance

Experience & Awards

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