Alex C,
Duke ‘19
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Duke Class of 2019! I am interested in biomedical engineering!
Features Included
3
Essays
11
Schools
12
Scores
0
Advice
2
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Eagle River
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (Anchorage, AK)
  • Colorado School of Mines (Golden, CO)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I really like to help people. Honestly, since elementary school, I have created a goal towards helping people out. And not in a "Hey, can I help you with your pudding" kind of way; but rather in a "Here's a spare pencil, let me see if I can fix your old mechanical one" kind of way. I figured out early what my identity would eventually be like. But back to elementary school. I learned very quickly that the small, metal...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
151 Words
Growing up, I strived to be able to fix things. I break items down to their parts, and try to put them back together again. I started my first "business" in fourth grade repairing my classmate's mechanical pencils with ball bearings found in my dresser for a quarter. As I grew older, I broadened this rudimentary engineering love to a passion of not only creating, but also of helping. I feel that Duke's biomedical engineering program would be the perfect...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
234 Words
My world stems from my neighborhood, or scenic views and lush mountainsides. I live in Alaska, in a small city called Eagle River. More specifically, I live on a mountain that has snow even in the middle of summer (leading to some quite amazing snowball fights). While living in Alaska can be considered a personal, chilly slice of heaven to many people, it does have its issues. I live in the more developed, wealthier south-central Alaska. As is the case...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.30
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
Highest SAT
2130
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field, Football

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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