RuHo
RuHo,
Duke ‘16
B.S., Economics, , Finance
I love people, learning, shopping, cooking, golfing, running, sailing and my family!
Features Included
1
Essays
9
Schools
10
Scores
6
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Singapore, Singapore
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Early Action
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Japanese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
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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
450 Words
Creative personal story
I live in a crazy world. My family and community have provided many opportunities for me so that I'm doing something every second of the day. Even during my free time, in the shower or on the school bus, I'm either doing my homework or rehearsing speeches. As busy as I am, I love my life. People ask me, "How do you get it all done? Why are you so motivated?" Only recently did I discover the answer, and it...
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General Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
67 Words
Show dedication! It doesn't matter if it's a small club nobody has heard of or if you're Senior Council President....
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
96 Words
Keep in contact with the admissions officers. I was wait listed from two schools (Princeton and Dartmouth), and had frequent email conversations about what I've done in school. They...
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How I chose schools to apply to
178 Words
It's really about culture. For me, I was fortunate enough to visit the schools I applied to. As you've probably heard, every school has a different social and academic culture and it's really important that you get a feel for this before you commit to a school. If you can't visit, read books...
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Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
182 Words
I was a huge runner in high school and had pretty decent times. Around sophomore or junior year I decided to reach out to the running coaches at the colleges I was interested in. I introduced myself and asked about the recruiting processes (since I was international it was different compared to runners in the...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
113 Words
Do what you like to do in an efficient and effective way. That way, you aren't wasting your time and can demonstrate a passion for a particular interest. For me, I love running so...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
223 Words
The weather! Compared to the Northeast, it's so much more warmer during fall and the spring and makes it bearable to go to class! I have a lot of friends who say they have a hard time getting themselves to go to class particularly in the winter just because it's so cold! Also college students' moods are greatly effected by the mood (people tend to be happier...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeInternational
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2080
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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