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Duke University
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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
| 800 verbal


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How do I demonstrate interest to colleges?

I've heard that demonstrating interest can be an important factor in college admissions. What exactly does this entail, and what are some ways that I can show my interest in specific schools?

9 months ago

It's great that you're looking into demonstrating interest, as it can make a difference in the admissions process. Demonstrating interest means showing colleges that you're genuinely interested in attending their school and why you might be a good fit for their community.

Some common ways to demonstrate interest include visiting the campus (in-person or virtually), attending information sessions/webinars, engaging with their social media, and reaching out to current students or faculty members. Make sure your application essays are tailored to the specific school, and mention aspects of their programs or campus life that you're excited about. Additionally, when applicable, applying for Early Decision or Early Action can signal your preference for that college. Just remember, these steps should come naturally from your genuine curiosity, so be sure not to force it. Good luck!

9 months ago

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