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Institution: Duke University

Study: Major in statistics


High School Experience

Went to a big public high school, 2000 kids, thought it was too big at times.


Course choices

I was into music and math, most of my classes were band or STEM classes.


AP/IBs

AP human geo: 5

AP env science: 5

AP calc AB: 5

AP stats: 5

AP calc BC: 4

APUSH: 4

AP English Lang: 4

AP CS principles: unknown

AP CS A: unknown

AP English lit: unknown

AP physics: unknown

Dual enrollment in Calc 3.


GPA

4.0 unweighted, 4.5 weighted


Standardized Testing

SAT: 1490

SAT US History: 670 SAT Math 2: 800


Extracurriculars

I did music (played drums), tutored math, and worked at a martial arts studio.


Recommendations

Had my math teacher for 4 classes, ate lunch with my English teacher a lot, and the counselor liked me so all my recommendations were probably good.


Essays

I wrote about music and math for my common app essay.


Strengths

I got really invested in playing drums and it made me unique.


Advice

Use Reddit.


Circumstances

None

Why?



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