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Duke University

Your Combined ACT:
SAT Math + Verbal:
Your Chances at Duke
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at Duke
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
12,202
13,260
# Admitted
2,009
2,187
% Admitted
16.5%
16.5%
% Overall
16.5%

Students who got into Duke:

Tips mention: Interview (3), ACT/SAT (11), Grades (23), Sports/Extracurriculars (12), College Essay (12)
If Duke is your top choice, apply EDOct 27 2014Undecided
If Duke is your top choice, apply ED. For RD, just really work on showing the admissions staff who you are. Of course, have good grades and take a challenging curriculum in high school. Also, show passion in something other than school-- Duke is a lot more than a cluster of smart kids.
SAT: 2190 Male
Attending Duke is probably the best decision I haveJul 19 2014PreMed and Medical
Attending Duke is probably the best decision I have ever made in my life
ACT: 33 SAT: 2120 Female
Had a high SAT score (1570 CR+M/2370 CR+M+W) andJun 14 2014Engineering Department
Had a high SAT score (1570 CR+M/2370 CR+M+W) and high GPA (3.99 unweighted, top 5 in class), did things I enjoyed in high school, and wrote meaningful essays. Getting to know my teachers and councilors well, coming from a large public school, really helped with my recommendations. It's important to avoid generic recommendations. Also, being a female engineer certainly helped!
SAT: 1570 Female
Be passionate, be committed and be humbleMay 18 2014Neuroscience/Cognitive Science
SAT: 2350 Male
Well rounded, passionate, good grades/scores, have personalityFeb 19 2013Chemistry
SAT: 1530 Female
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