mxb1997
mxb1997,
Duke ‘19
B.A., Psychology
Incoming freshman at Duke University interested in Psychology and Business.
Features Included
4
Essays
5
Schools
11
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Frederick, Maryland
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken English

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Maryland - College Park (College Park, MD)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for a B.A. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Just as the different parts of the community contribute to the Duke campus, the different male role models in my life have prepared me for the future and have shaped me into the man I am today. First, my father, Ralph Brown Jr., was a unique man made of integrity, perseverance, and genuine love. Over the years, he taught me the basics - how to play baseball, tie my shoes, and ride a bike. However, the most important thing he...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
146 Words
The aspect that particularly attracted me to Duke University was its strong sense of community and tradition. Ironically, Duke was the largest campus that I visited, but also the school that seemed the closest together. After hearing about traditions like camping out in the K-Ville line, I became excited to go to a Duke-UNC game. When I visited Duke, my tour guide told us about the West Campus freshman dorm benches which interested me the most. I started to look...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
345 Words
For me, NYU's best selling point is its obvious diversity. As a melting pot of ethnicities, nationalities, and cultures, NYU is the opportune place to have various experiences that I could not have anywhere else. NYU also has academic and extracurricular diversity. As a hopeful undergraduate, I am glad that NYU allows me to keep my options open due to its many majors. In terms of extracurricular activities, I am interested in NYU's fraternities, All-Square clubs, and sports clubs (especially...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
659 Words
In terms of intellectual interests, I am interested in both the field of Business and the field of Psychology. Previously, I was completely set on becoming a business major, but once I started to learn about psychology I became drawn to both. Therefore, the reason that I applied "Undecided" is not because I have no idea what I want to do but because I am torn between two fields that I love. My interest in business sprouted from growing up...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
38 Words
I would advise looking at local scholarships before online scholarships and...
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My advice about getting recommenders
30 Words
Make sure to form good relationships with teachers as...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
22 Words
My college had a ridiculous amount of...
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Why I declined other schools
33 Words
The other schools that I applied to did not have...
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How I chose schools to apply to
18 Words
The main factors I took...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.25
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2100
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, Community Cleanup / Service, French Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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