College Admissions Info

ZacharyF
ZacharyF
Duke University ‘14
BA, Anthropology and Archaeology, Language Studies and Linguistics

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

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.
From: Longs
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Swarthmore, Duke, Wake Forest, South Carolina
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

34
SAT
33
ACT
Highest SAT: 34
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Football
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Failure experience
787 Words
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...











College 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,...