Dukeboy2018,
Duke ‘18
B.S., Economics, , Statistics
Duke University Class of 2018, Economics/Statistics major. Addicted to the beach, pasta, and Duke basketball
Features Included
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Essays
8
Schools
16
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Raleigh, North Carolina
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
675 Words
Family background
Essay #1 (Common App) The best I can hope for is a roll of the eyes. That’s it. Sure, there are times when the planets align perfectly and someone actually laughs, but if I expected laughter every time, I’d be disappointed often. But such is the life of a perennial punster. I’m not sure how I became one, but I can certainly say where I did: the dinner table. Whenever my dad is home, my family eats dinner...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
63 Words
Don't worry about anything that happens in an interview, and don't go in with a ton of expectations. I...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
110 Words
If there is any possible way, visit every school you are accepted too. There is no comparison for being on campus, and I was "sure" I was going to about 4 different schools in...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
43 Words
Don't only talk about basketball, but if it's something important to you, definitely...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
102 Words
Durham - despite what you might hear from people and particularly alumni from before 2005 - is turning into a vibrant new town. The food is incredible as I'm sure you'll hear,...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
51 Words
Greek Life is definitely more prevalent than I thought, but it's much less prevalent than...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2330
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1570
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

SportsLacrosse, Volleyball, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Athletics Organization
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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