College Admissions Info

Jacob A
Jacob A
Duke University ‘

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Athlete, Musician, Human
From: Irvine , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, White Non-Hispanic
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Duke
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2250
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1540
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High School Performance

AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Athletic achievement
549 Words
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...









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...





College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
34 Words
Early decision isn't for everyone, but it worked out great...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
13 Words
Club basketball is a...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
13 Words
Balance between work and...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
11 Words
Do what you...





What set me apart from other applicants
17 Words
I got lucky? But I...