Why did you choose Duke?

I decided to go to Duke because of the amazing opportunities the school offers for its students. The ability to travel to another country to do community service and engagement with all financial, living, and work accommodations provided for was something only Duke offers.

Does Duke care about legacy?

Legacy: Duke doesn’t publish legacy admissions statistics, but their alumni website mentions that “admissions officers give special consideration to [legacy] applicants, including an additional round of review.” Duke’s undergraduate population is about 41% white.

What is so special about Duke University?

Duke is unique in SO many ways. Not only is it unique in its BEAUTIFUL architecture, it also has east campus – a campus where only freshman live. The campus is teeming with life. Duke is a big fan of the “work hard, play hard” mentality, and the students are often out and about on the campus doing fun things.

What is Duke best known for?

Duke University, located in the US state of North Carolina, is one of the wealthiest private universities in America and a top producer of international scholars. It was founded in 1838 as Trinity College but became known as Duke University only in 1924 after the Duke Endowment was established.

What is Duke University looking for in a student?

Duke offers a multitude of opportunities to its undergraduates. We’re looking for students ready to respond to those opportunities intelligently, creatively, and enthusiastically. We like ambition and curiosity, talent and persistence, energy and humanity.

Is Duke need blind for international students?

Note: Admitted international students who did not check the “financial aid interest” box on the admissions application are ineligible to apply for financial aid for any year of undergraduate study. There are no need-based or merit scholarships available for international transfer students.

What SAT score do you need for Duke?

There’s no absolute SAT requirement at Duke, but they really want to see at least a 1450 to have a chance at being considered.

Is Cornell a party school?

This week, Newsweek magazine ranked Cornell University as the 13th best party school, taking into account the University’s drug and alcohol use, nightlife and Greek life. Cornell received grades of A for Greek life, A- for nightlife and C+ for drug safety.