College Admissions Info

Alannah R.
Alannah R.
Duke University ‘19
BA, Psychology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 4 supplemental essays
  • 7 advice topics

Student Background

Sophmore at Duke University Majoring in Psychology with a Minor in Sociology
From: Minneapolis , Minnesota
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: U of Minnesota
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1670
SAT
28
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1200
Highest SAT: 1670
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High School Performance

3.94
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Softball, Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Other religious affiliation, Community Cleanup / Service, Library Volunteer, School Band, Math Team, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
130 Words
While researching potential college campuses, I came across Duke University. And the more I learned about it, the more interested I became. However, it wasn’t until I visited the campus personally that I knew that Duke was the right place for me. As I walked across campus I immediately felt like I belonged. The environment and all of its surroundings were welcoming and seemed familiar. I was able to see real classrooms, students, and even talk to a professor....



Supplemental Essay: Other
0 Words


Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
231 Words
Throughout my life there have been countless barriers that I have had to face, including personal and cultural barriers. Ever since I was little I always knew that I was different. All the girls in my class would always talk about boys and how cute they were, but I never thought anything of them. It was when I turned fourteen that I finally came out to my mother that I was gay. It was by far one of the scariest...





Supplemental Essay: Other
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College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
47 Words
Don't be too nervous about the interview. Obviously it is extremely important, but just...





What set me apart from other applicants
44 Words
Colleges today look for a well rounded student. Just because you have straight...





How to increase chances at my school
28 Words
Signing an "Early Decision" contract lets the school...





Why I ultimately chose my school
74 Words
I chose Duke because it's a GREAT school and was one of the best schools to go to for my major. It's...





My advice about getting recommenders
34 Words
If you choose a recommender make sure to give them...





Post-college plans
33 Words
As for right now my plans after college is to...





My favorite course thus far, and why
49 Words
Although it is currently July and I have yet to arrive on campus my favorite...