dukedev93
dukedev93,
Duke ‘16
B.S., Neuroscience
Duke Junior - Neuroscience Major, Chemistry Minor
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Advice
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Sports

Background

GenderMale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision

Results, Essays, and Advice

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Waitlisted or Withdrew
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  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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“Can Shell Patel come down to the office?” I hear snickers across my freshman biology classroom as my ethnic name is mistaken over the loudspeaker for the hard exoskeleton of a shellfish. My dark brown skin turns crimson as I scurry out of the classroom to avoid further embarrassment. This mistake remained unknown to the secretary. “How could she call me Shell? It’s simple. Sheel like eel” These thoughts clamored through my head, “Shell Patel? Really?” Realization suddenly struck...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
237 Words
I like to think about how other people think. I know, it sounds kind of odd right? Ever since I can remember I’ve always been told that I have a gift analyzing the emotions and behaviors of others. Whether I’m observing pesky advertisements or just bantering with friends, I can’t help not to think cognitively. Taking freshman biology wasn’t enough for me. As we glazed over the anatomy of the brain and the organization of neurons,...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2120
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesRotary Club, School Band, Hospital Volunteer
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Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
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