Hi guys!! I am a senior from NY, applying to Duke ED.
Gpa 3.86 unweighted, 4.02 weighted
My dad went to Duke, so I am a legacy.
I’m Greek American!
AP Statistics 4
AP Language 5
took AP Physics but not the AP because of covid
currently enrolled in AP Biology, AP Calculus AB. AP Spanish, AP Government, AP Literature
Singer in Symphonic/Chamber Choirs, Jazz Ensemble, Performances of Classical, Folk & Ethnic Pieces at Carnegie Hall & 5 European Countries; NYSSMA All-State 100 Score, All-County A+ Score
Lead and Ensemble Play Actor and Musicals Singer, Lead/Solo Roles: Beauty and the Beast, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Letters to Sala, Once In a Lifetime; Ensemble Roles: Grease, The Lion King;
Observer Of A Surgeon At Work, Shadowed vascular surgeon Dr. Ajit Rao as he performed a variety of surgical procedures including Aortic Aneurysm, Diabetic Amputations;
Student - Extra Courses and Certificates, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Duke University; Wake Forest University; Broadreach; Genome Science Camp; “Mathematics For Today’s Global Challenges”; “Making the Rounds - Insiders Guide To Becoming Doctor”; Wilderness First Aid cert.;
Student in Writing Courses, Scholastic Writing Awards: 2 Gold National, 1 Silver Regional, 1 Hon Mention; Attended NYT Journalism Camp;
Founder of Organization, Designed, gathered and hand-delivered hundreds of letters from across the globe to express gratitude to essential workers during Covid19 pandemic, ThankYouWorkers (https://thankyouworkers.****/website)
Student with Johns Hopkins University; IDTech; Hofstra University, Covid-19 Contact Tracing - Certificate; Cyber Security course; Python Programming course
Volunteer, Tutored & offered companionship to low income families, developed friendships with children with mental disabilities
Explorer, Have visited 20 countries on 4 continents; Visited Ecuador for Spanish immersion and medical volunteering
Student, mixed martial arts training and boxing
Common App Essay on my experience shadowing and how it made me question whether I wanted to work in the field.
Why Duke essay? Funny take on it.
Diversity essay about how my experiences traveling allowed me to be more globally sensible.
I was contacted a few days ago to schedule my alumni interview for next week! Very nervous.
Applying ED to Trinity. I wish everyone the best of luck…everyone seems so qualified wow, I feel awkward!!