|Students who got into DU say:|
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| | You need a "hook". Most students are exceptional at academics AND music, athletic, volunteerism, etc. Write a good essay that shows the admissions committee something about yourself. Don't be afraid to go outside of the box--they like that. Write a great essay and do something unique.
Write a great essay and do something unique - also have good grades and scores.
Public Policy|| Jun 07 2011 | Study, write a great essay and work hard on SATs. Duke seems to really care about SAT scores and AP classes. I thought I did well on the SATs, but it seems like everyone else must have too. I did an alumni interview. I don't know if it helped or not. This place is just flat out one of the hardest schools to get into.