College Admissions Info

emilyclaire72
emilyclaire72
Duke University, ‘17
BS, Biology, Sociology, Neuroscience

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Duke Class of 2017. Accepted to Brown, Tufts, Rice, Williams, Berkeley, UChicago, UPenn, WashU, Middlebury, Amherst, Swarthmore, Columbia, Emory, Colby, Cornell, Wesleyan, Boston University
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Brown, Tufts, Rice, Williams, UC Berkeley, UChicago, Duke, UPenn, WashU, Middlebury, Amherst, Columbia, Swarthmore, Emory, Colby, BU, Wesleyan, Cornell
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

2350
SAT
36
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2350
Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:

High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Habitat for Humanity, Hospital Volunteer, Math Team, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Overcoming personal struggle
455 Words
I used to like surprises. AP Chemistry was rumored to be the most challenging class on campus, and more than often I saw kids running out of the room in tears. Needless to say, I signed right up! I relish challenges. All worries aside, the class quickly became my most challenging, my favorite, and my best. I studied hard and made Lake Highland history by earning an A+ in the course. I went into the AP board exam with extreme...







College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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My favorite course thus far, and why
5 Words
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What I’d change about my application process
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Post-college plans
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What set me apart from other applicants
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My common app essay, which...