Cadyb
Cadyb,
Duke ‘21
B.S., Biology
Reader, writer, dancer, science nerd
Features Included
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Essays
5
Schools
9
Scores
3
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Youngsville, North Carolina
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • North Carolina State University - Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Most people who know me only know me in one of two ways. Some know me as a serious, studious, science nerd from school. Others know me as the girl who dances no fewer than four days a week and has been dancing for sixteen years. The former group of people are always surprised when they find out just how much time I put into dance. The latter are always shocked to find that I don’t intend to pursue...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
89 Words
DON'T PROCRASTINATE! I was terrible about putting off applications until the last minute. Even though I always got things done on time, it cost me a lot...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
241 Words
I can speak from experience that summer activities can be a lot of fun and very helpful in the admissions process. If you are doing academic activities over the summer, you are showing schools that you are really committed to whatever subject you are pursuing. I am going into genetics, and in the summer before my junior year, I did a research camp called Summer Accelerator for the Genetic Analysis of Signal...
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My advice about getting recommenders
83 Words
This may not be life changing advice, but remember in your junior and senior year that your teachers are future recommenders. Think about what teachers...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1470
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDance, Math Team, Special Olympics
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Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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