MICHAEL8417
MICHAEL8417,
Duke ‘15
B.S., Neuroscience, , Economics
International Student and Neuroscience Major
Features Included
1
Essays
13
Schools
16
Scores
0
Advice
0
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown St.John's, North Carolina, Canada
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for a B.S. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
523 Words
Place you’re content
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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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeBoarding
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2400
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1600
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsWrestling

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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