College Admissions Info

Duke University, ‘19
BS, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technician, Computer Engineering

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: CMU, Wellesley, NYU-Poly, Duke, Rutgers
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1540
Highest SAT: 2260
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Science Club/Team, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Dance
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Ethical dilemma
3 Words
On family relationships.

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
187 Words
If you are applying to the Pratt School of Engineering as a first year applicant, please discuss why you want to study engineering and why you would like to study at Duke. My interest in engineering is akin to that of Duke’s MEMS. In a 2013 physics workshop, I listened to Professor Wolfgang Ketterle’s lecture about laser cooling and Bose Einstein Condensates (BEC). After witnessing researchers conducting experiments in dark rooms illuminated by lasers, I yearned to understand how...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
301 Words
If you'd like to share a perspective you bring or experiences you've had to help us understand you better-perhaps related to a community you belong to, your sexual orientation or gender identity, or your family or cultural background-we encourage you to do so. Duke University Nondiscrimination Statement: November 10, 2014 marked the end of an era. The 15 year long manga Naruto, my introduction to anime, ended. What I gained was an immersion in the Japanese animation industry. Used to creating motion studies...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
25 Words
Attend programs or research opportunities that are expense...

How to increase chances at my school
57 Words
Create/start/found something that you're passionate in. It's not enough to be the captain or president...