riyaaagiii
riyaaagiii,
Duke ‘21
B.S., Economics
Junior at Duke University with years of tutoring experience!
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
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Scores
4
Advice
3
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Long Island, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
Despite being yelled at for trailing dirt into the house, I can’t resist bringing nature indoors. Nature is my element. When I run barefoot in the backyard or walk through the woods, I find my spirit. Nature has served as my haven to reflect and simply be. Even from a young age, I understood that the religious household in which I grew up did not always agree with my personality, which is often inquisitive and challenging. At the age...
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Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
253 Words
What is your unique perspective?
Since childhood, I have struggled with speech and communication, so naturally, tutoring seemed like a foreign opportunity. I threw myself into it, and surely it has been my most rewarding yet exhausting experience. My definition of tutoring has evolved from overcoming personal fears to helping that 16-year-old girl who serves as the sole source of income in her family. Sure, tutoring taught me the very important values of adaptability, patience, and empathy, but more interestingly, tutoring developed a new passion...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
257 Words
Why Duke
The core of any undergraduate experience is academic. Duke’s specialized economics department will cultivate my understanding of microeconomic theory. Delving into behavioral economics, ECON620 on game theory applications and ECON327S on decision-making are courses I look forward to most. Through concentrating in behavioral decision sciences, discovery in the scientific decision-making of economics and psychology is possible. Another promising resource at Duke is the interdependence of undergraduate economics and Ph.D. departments. As a student highly interested in academia,...
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School Specific Advice

How to increase chances at my school
21 Words
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How I narrowed down my essay topics
46 Words
Craft a narrative that draws in from different parts of your life. A unique...
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What set me apart from other applicants
15 Words
My ability to creatively tell...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
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Bulleting out...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
4.00
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsBadminton, Field Hockey

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMock Trial, Other Club/Activity, Art

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
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