College Admissions Info

Duke University, ‘21
BA, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Rising freshman at Duke University.
From: Huntington , West Virginia
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Accepted At: UPenn, Dartmouth, Georgetown, WashU, Vanderbilt, Emory, Notre Dame, Williams
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:

Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Beta Club, Boy/Girl Scouts, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Political Campaign, Younglife (Christian)
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Duke, UPenn, Dartmouth, Georgetown, WashU, Vanderbilt, Emory, Notre Dame, Williams, Princeton, Yale: Childhood memory, Creative personal story
261 Words
Weather drives our days: where to go, how to get there, what to take. It launches our conversations with observations of the blistering temperature, drenching moisture, or evolving sky. Our dialogue, one with the weather, is filled with descriptions of “cold hearts,” “bright futures,” and “fogged memories.” For most, the struggle to grasp their curious relationship with weather has pushed it to the side; for me, however, weather is in the foreground, background, betwixt, and between. It has become a...

Supplemental Essay for Duke: Diversity statement
234 Words
Fifty years ago, it was my grandparents' home. Eighty years ago, it was my great-grandparents' home. Today, it is a war zone. In Syria, ancient ruins once presided atop a sea of orange clay and brown dirt, yet today, modern ruins tarnish the landscape, blackened with ash and artillery shells. From the images of lifeless children in streets to the anguish of my family both here and in Syria, the current diplomatic and humanitarian crisis has become an inseparable part...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
41 Words
It sounds cliche, but it is cliche because it is

What I’d change about my application process
12 Words
Apply to 10 schools, no...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
5 Words
Yale Young...