Jacob A
Jacob A,
Duke ‘
B.S.
Athlete, Musician, Human
Features Included
2
Essays
1
Schools
16
Scores
5
Advice
0
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Irvine, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
549 Words
Athletic achievement
As I awake to the shrill sound of my alarm early Saturday morning, the snooze button calls my name. With a great deal of willpower, I resist. After washing my face and eating a bowl of cereal, I get in my car and drive to my local Jewish Community Center. “If God rests on the seventh day, I should too” I tell myself in the car, but all thoughts of ambivalence fade as soon as I arrive. I scan my...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
250 Words
It was the evening of my Bar Mitzvah reception, and I had just made Kiddush when the “Horah” began to play. I found my way to the center of the dance floor where a small armchair was waiting for me. I sat down and held on for dear life. Four burly men raised me into the air as other party guests danced in concentric circles around us. While airborne, I had an opportunity to scan the crowd and see all...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
34 Words
Early decision isn't for everyone, but it worked out great...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
13 Words
Club basketball is a...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
13 Words
Balance between work and...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
11 Words
Do what you...
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What set me apart from other applicants
17 Words
I got lucky? But I...
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High School Performance

Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2250
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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