Duke University Student Panel
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About this livestream
Ask current Duke students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!
Meet the panelists: Arvind, Greta, Harry
Arvind is a senior from Allentown, Pennsylvania in Duke University. He is pursuing a Bachelor's in Science in Economics with a Finance concentration. Arvind plays the saxophone for the Duke Marching & Pep Band, serves as a Portfolio Manager for the Duke Investment Club, and is a Project Leader for the Duke Consulting Club. Outside of school, he likes to spend time with friends, attend Duke Basketball games, and travel.
Greta is a senior from Birmingham, Alabama currently attending Duke University. She is pursuing a Bachelor's in Economics with minors in Political Science and Visual Arts. Greta is an active member of Duke Debate and her Selective Living Group, Round Table. She is also applying to law school for the following fall. In her free time, Greta enjoys watching horror movies, playing tennis, and exploring new cafes.
Harry is a senior at Duke studying Economics with a finance concentration. He is a huge Duke basketball fan and has tented for the Duke vs. UNC game all three years. He is very involved with Duke investment club.
Undergrad College: Harvard University '16
Graduate College: University of Michigan, M.M.
Work Experience: Now in my third year at CollegeVine, I have helped dozens of students gain acceptance to their top-choice schools and have also advised and mentored hundreds more through my livestreams. I am also a professional conductor and a multi-instrumentalist, and I currently serve as the music director of the Apollo Ensemble of Boston and as Opera Saratoga's assistant conductor. I have led symphonic concerts and operatic productions throughout the United States, and I'm looking forward to making my international conducting debut in Vienna this fall.
My Admissions Story: Initially interested in pursuing a career as a performing cellist, I applied almost exclusively to music schools with dual and double degree options and ultimately enrolled in the Tufts University/New England Conservatory Dual Degree Program. Unhappy with the combined program and worried I'd never feel like I was fully a student at either school, I logged back into CommonApp.org in October of my freshman year. I can't say I went about the transfer process in the smartest way (I only applied to two schools!), but Harvard miraculously accepted me (or 'excepted me' as I wrote in a celebratory Facebook post that day - no one ever let me live that one down), and the rest was history.
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