ZacharyF
ZacharyF,
Duke ‘14
B.A., Anthropology and Archaeology, , Language Studies and Linguistics
Duke University student from Longs, a rural area near the South Carolina coast. Interested in cultural anthropology, history, and finding out why the world is the way we say it is.
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Longs
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for a B.A. in Anthropology and Archaeology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
787 Words
Failure experience
The history of race relations in South Carolina is one marred by abject failure. Between secession, Jim Crow, and our decision to elect Strom Thurmond to something like 600 terms as a US senator (many of which he was elected to after splitting with the democratic party over their refusal to support Jim Crow), racial discrimination and prejudice have bludgeoned South Carolina’s historical record. Our failure has been a failure to coalesce, a failure to progress, and a failure to...
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General Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
62 Words
Do it beforehand; if you have questions about your status because of a specific instance or sequence of grades,...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
34
 
SAT Score Details
 
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBaseball (Recruited), Basketball, Football

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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