I think my stats are strong but my AP’s are destroying me. It's a no-brainer that college admission this year is going to be extremely competitive. Only problem is, I haven’t taken an AP class yet. I was my class secretary for one year. DUKE HAS EXTENDED ITS EARLY DECISION DEADLINE TO NOVEMBER 16 IN RECOGNITION OF THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 AND VARIOUS NATURAL DISASTERS. These will be the students you are competing against. I was thinking of maybe focusing on the math 2 subject test because I know I can achieve at least a 700. I took 3 grade 12 classes in grade 11. I am working on my essays at the moment. (will not list exactly where because I don’t want anyone to find out this is me). Financial “fit” is #1 so make sure you run the NPC before commiting ED! Let us know who you are waiting to hear from and share your news on our # Classof2025 EA/ED decision thread. Choosing to apply in I recruit future students to join the program when coming into high school. (So 8 at the end of high school) I am also an african american female. Since I have no AP scores to report would it be a good idea to take SAT subject tests? Do they rank? Lastly, I am taking a class at a prestigious university (top 15 in the country) online; it would have been on campus, but it got moved because of corona. They also historically defer 10% of the ED applicants who will get another shot at acceptance in regular decision. By applying Early Decision, students indicate that Duke is their first choice and commit to enroll at the university if admitted. I have been in debate since freshman year. Here are the Early Admissions Statistics for the Class of 2025. Information from Duke University's Global Education Office. Note: you can always decline your acceptance if the financial aid is wildly different than your expected family contribution but that would be a real bummer to be accepted and not be able to attend…. Since you will apply for financial aid, run Duke’s Net Calculator to make sure it’s affordable because it’s very accurate if you put in all your numbers right. I don’t see any “wow” factor. Most likely going to volunteer at my local homeless shelter this fall (I HAVEN’T YET). I volunteer at a hospital. Your future career is out there. It’s really up to you but I don’t think it’s going to move the needle a whole lot unless you get some great scores on them. January 14, 2021 The early word is that Duke University has received just over 49,500 applications to the Class of 2025. Do you think my extra curricular activities are competitivite enough for Duke? Last year, there were 500 less ED applicants from the previous year and I think that trend will continue this year as many applicants were not able to visit Duke this year due to CV-19 and will be reluctant to engage in a binding commitment having never visited the college. For more 2021 college admissions trends, check out our latest resource here. (numerous APs are offered at my school, but it has taken me awhile to be eligible to take them because of a bad GPA freshman year.) Good luck to you! I have taken no APs, but I will be taking 4 next year as a senior-AP Stats, AP Gov, AP Language and Comp, APES. Remember, be brutally honest with me. You are taking AP Stats instead? Edward Coles. With that said, give it your best shot and have a good mix of reach, match and safety colleges on your list. Thanks for the reply! I think you need to show this. Applications are getting closer and closer, so I’m starting to freak out. Still not great odds, especially when you factor in all of the “hooked” applicants but probably your best shot. I take care of my siblings and my two grandmothers when my parents are at work. Office Hours Note that 28% of the test takers score a “perfect” 800 so you want to prep sufficiently and get a high score. Undoubtedly, this is the weakest part of my app. EC’s. I am a founder and president of a club. We have 1 counselor for at least 200 students. @socaldad2002 my school doesn’t rank. Soccer 4 years (no awards) my team did win the city championship but no individual achievements. 2: 1017: November 3, 2020 Duke BME + CS Double Major. Essays/ Rec Letters- I am a great writer and I think this is really where I will stand out. Digital Marketing intern (2019) I made 3 videos (1 got advertised and hit 50k views) and I was the leader; I supervised 15 interns. Head Office in Kuala Lumpur. 5: 650: November 3, 2020 Chance Me! (If anyone would like to read this essay pm me!) I will be taking dual enrollment classes at my state university in the fall. 1121 West Main Street, Suite 1200 Bevan (Coca-Cola) Building Durham, NC 27701 919-684-2813 (phone) 919-684-4500 (fax) email@example.com. More decisions will be released this month and into January, along with statistics, so we will be updating as more information becomes available! Engage with others on the admissions journey, Real conversations on colleges of interest, Gameplan your financial aid strategy with support. Being a high achiever at a “below average” high school might just work in your favor. 95% of Duke’s freshman class is top 10% for their high school rank. Get advice on admissions, school fit, career path and financial aid at College Confidential. I just need an ED school and Duke is my favorite. I have so many unique things to write about. save. Debate. Just for comparison my D20 was accepted ED last fall and had 9 AP classes, 4.0 uGPA (4.6 wGPA), 34 ACT, elected position as student school district board rep, academic decathlon, V athlete, and top 5% high school, great LORs including one from teacher who was a Duke grad, and some social action advocacy in Washington D.C. My D has befriended many Duke freshman already and they all seem to be very, very accomplished. My Global Ed: Duke Log-in Non-Duke Log-in. 1 . Your grades and class rigor are low for Duke and since grades are the best indicator for success in college, adcoms will notice this. Almost all the colleges have announced their early action, early decision, and regular deadlines. READ MORE >> Earn Course Credit All Around the World. Please be brutally honest. Let's find it together. Early decision applicants will make up 49 percent of Duke’s Class of 2025, comprising around 1720 student. Taekwondo 4 years. Duke accepted 840 of the 5,036 students who applied under its Early Decision program to the Class of 2025. I doubt I will put this on my application.