jojot31
jojot31,
Duke ‘21
B.A., Political Science and Government
Rising freshman at Duke University.
Features Included
2
Essays
11
Schools
10
Scores
3
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Huntington, West Virginia
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for a B.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
261 Words
Childhood memory, Creative personal story
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...
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Supplemental Essay: 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...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
41 Words
It sounds cliche, but it is cliche because it is true...you...
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What I’d change about my application process
12 Words
Apply to 10 schools, no...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
5 Words
Yale Young...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1530
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Beta Club, Boy/Girl Scouts, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Political Campaign, Younglife (Christian)

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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