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dukedev93
dukedev93
Duke University ‘16
Neuroscience

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays

Student Background

Duke Junior - Neuroscience Major, Chemistry Minor
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Duke
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:

Test Scores

2120
SAT
32
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1480
Highest SAT: 2120
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High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Rotary Club, School Band, Hospital Volunteer
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College Application Essays

“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...







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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