College Admissions Info

Duke University, ‘
Public Policy Analysis, Political Science and Government, International Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Franco-American student raised in France and attending Duke next semester
From: , France
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent, Other Family Member
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Duke
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2000
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High School Performance

Top 1%
High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Church, Equestrian
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College Application Essays

Of Roses, Wildflowers and the Importance of Choice. I was born to be a rose. Indeed, French children are placed in a neutral pH environment, pruned and tutored from their earliest days to grow straight and blossom to a perfect standard. My mother, however, is American, and has always said that children in the United States are treated more like wildflowers. You never know what to expect from a wildflower, she says, but when it blooms, you accept it for...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
23 Words
Spoke of family history at Duke, personal education path since birth that was totally flipped around when I visited Duke, the FOCUS program

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
20 Words
Spoke of how the diversity in my neighbourhood, within my family and in my own identity has shaped me today.

College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
102 Words
I found after getting admitted ED to Duke that loads of studens simply didn't know as much about the school as I do. The key isn't to comment on the gorgeous...