Ooobbbeee
Ooobbbeee,
Duke ‘19
B.A., Acting, , Dance, , Mathematics, , Music
I am a current Duke student (sophomore), I applied as a Math major, and now I'm pursuing creating my own major. Go Duke!
Features Included
3
Essays
16
Schools
2
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Fort Mill, South Carolina
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American, Native American, White 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)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of the Arts (Philadelphia, PA)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for a B.A. in Acting

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Essay 1: Throughout high school, I have given my all to learning, and have learned to love mathematics and the arts. Through attaining a degree at Duke, I would be able to go to a college that will continue to push me and satisfy my love of learning. Being an African American woman in a small town in South Carolina, I have always felt that I was never expected to go far in life. It is a goal of mine to...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
228 Words
Essay 2: While most people would simply point to my appearance for my diversity, as I am half African American and half Caucasian, I would rather discuss my diversity with regard to my logic and interests in life. One thing that constantly leaves people confused about me is the way in which I make decisions. Unlike most people, I can make one decision based on pure logic, immediately followed by one based on pure intuition. I think that my diversity in...
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Additional Essay Details
44 Words
When schools give you cliche essay questions, make sure you push to make sure your answer isn't. I could have given a simple response on the fact that I'm mixed, but instead, I gave it an unexpected twist and talked about my contrasting interests.
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
51 Words
What set me apart? My unusual interests and passion to follow them through, despite the...
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Why I declined other schools
41 Words
Duke was the right size for me, and it would always provide...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
73 Words
I only had one interview- it was for Harvard, and it didn't go so well. Not because I hadn't practiced and studied...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
60 Words
It definitely seems like most had some sort of student government role or was the president of a...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
125 Words
When I applied for schools, I didn't want loans and I had a strict budget. However, I never expected to be accepted to Duke, and didn't expect to fall in love with it afterwards. So yes, I did...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.9
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
25
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2060
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1440
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesQuiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Beta Club, Dance

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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