College Admissions Info

Duke University, ‘19
BS, Robotics and Automation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Design, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a freshman at Duke
From: Tirana , Albania
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: German, French, Italian

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1400
Highest SAT: 1990
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
High School Type: Boarding
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving, Baseball
Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

658 Words
An unquestionable authority Albania is well recognized for its religious understanding and tolerance. In my family we always celebrate many religious commemorations such as Eid, Christmas or Easter, but just as holidays rather than for their spiritual meaning. Such an atmosphere, prepared me for the intercultural environment I was in, while attending a United World College (UWC) in Norway with people from all over the world. Despite religion never being a substantial part of life until UWC, it was the...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
665 Words
I believe that my extra-curricular activities are a very important part of my background, because they have strengthened important qualities such as patience, perseverance, determination, co-operation, awareness and leadership skills. I applied to a United World College(UWC) and was chosen to study the IB diploma program at UWC Red Cross Nordic(RCN). There I focused my academic attention on natural sciences and their real-life applications. I wrote my Extended Essay(EE) in physics, about different forces acting on the...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
163 Words
Pratt School of Engineering (Duke) I like natural sciences because they are appealing and easier for me to grasp, therefore I always wanted to study a degree related to them. While doing the IB Diploma in a United World College in Norway I engaged myself in hands on research such as my Extended Essay in physics or different experiments during lab hours in chemistry. I enjoyed these activities a lot and I developed a particular interest in the real life...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
272 Words
Share a Perspective Response (Duke Supplement) For the last two years of my life I attended a United World College (UWC) in Norway where I had the chance to live with people from ninety different nationalities. This was a very rewarding experience because it shaped my personality. For me, the UWC experience consists of things such as sharing my life story with a roommate from another continent, or discussing politics with a friend from a failed state. This ideological sharing...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
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