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MICHAEL8417
MICHAEL8417
Duke University ‘15
BS, Neuroscience, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

International Student and Neuroscience Major
From: St.John's , North Carolina , Canada
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: Duke, UNC, Dartmouth, Cornell
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, Spanish

Test Scores

2400
SAT
34
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1600
Highest SAT: 2400
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Boarding
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Wrestling

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
523 Words
How was I to know that parmesan cheese, kiwi and chocolate don’t go well together? It was something only someone with a Saturday afternoon and ingredients to waste, two things that NCSSM students rarely have, could find out. And yet, despite the hilariously unfinished 5 page essay I had due on Monday, I had a bigger problem on my hand: 3 ripe kiwis, some dark chocolate leftover from the cake I made yesterday, and parmesan cheese from the risotto I made...









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