christinet
christinet,
Duke ‘18
B.S., Computer Science, , Economics
Duke Class of 2018! Accepted to Pratt School of Engineering but transferred to Trinity to major in Computer Science and Economics.
Features Included
2
Essays
4
Schools
13
Scores
2
Advice
6
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Rogers, Arkansas
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • North Carolina State University - Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 1 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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“Wow! You’re from China? Is it really different there?” Automatically I brush the question off with a well-rehearsed cop-out from my personal collection of FAQs: “Well, the lines are definitely longer!” I chuckle with my casual response; but in my mind, a mechanical set of objections surfaces. From China? I don’t know if I’m really from there. ‘Is it different?’ What kind of question is that? Another voice, one which is always seeking balance, provides a counter:...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
156 Words
My initial thoughts on applying to Duke were pragmatic—its location, its programs, its reputation—but when I visited Pratt, what I found most striking was the atmosphere. My interactions with the students gave me a distinct impression that they shared a strong sense of community and purpose. Two fundamental objectives drive me in planning for my future: my passion for learning, and my desire to make a lasting human impact. I find biomedical engineering compelling, as a way for...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
258 Words
I applied Early Decision to Duke, so I was accepted before I had submitted applications to many of the schools on my list, but making my list was a process that I took very seriously. Before you can even consider how to maximize your chances of admission, you need to be sure that you will be applying to the right colleges! A good rule of thumb is to apply to more than one school from...
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My advice about getting recommenders
188 Words
Though you may be tempted to ask for recommendations based on which classes you performed best in, remember that your application already has your grades and test scores. Recommendations are a great opportunity to broaden your application and give the admissions counselors an idea of your character and personality. Getting a solid rec letter is...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.27
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2100
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChinese Club, Debate Club/Team, School Theater/Plays, Math Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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