Duke University Visit Report by darkknight101

Visit to Duke University in April 2008 by darkknight101
(Student, HS Class of 2008)
(Member since October 30 2020 with ? posts)

Visit Activities:


Admissions Interview: Yes - I HAD A FRIENDLY ALUMNI INTERVIEW. SHE WAS AN ER DOCTOR AND TOTALLY LOVED HER DUKE EXPERIENCE. SHE BASICALLY SOLD ME OVER EVEN BEFORE I WAS ACCEPTED TO DUKE!

Information Session: No - SRY...I WENT DURING THE OFFSEASON PERIODS!

Campus Tour: Yes - I HAD A FRIEND WHO WENT TO DUKE SHOW ME AROUND. THE CAMPUS IS VERY GOOD LOOKING. THE GOTHIC STRUCTURES AND THE MODERN NATURE OF DUKE IS OUTSTANDING! I WOULD ENCOURAGE ANYONE TO TAKE THE TOUR.

Classroom Visit: Yes - I WENT TO VISIT A MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS CLASS! THE PROFESSOR WAS VERY INTERESTING AND ENGAGED WITH THE CLASS! THE CLASS SIZE NUMBER WAS SMALL ENOUGH SO THAT EVERYONE GOT CHANCES TO ASK QUESTIONS!


Campus:



Friendliness/Courtesy of Students:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
PEOPLE HELPED ME FIND MY WAYS TO CLASSES...AND I SAW SOME PRETTY HOT GIRLS ALONG THE WAY WHO ACTUALLY TALKED TO ME LOL!



Friendliness/Courtesy of Staff:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
THEY WERE HAPPY TO TALK TO STUDENTS. THEY WANTED ME AT DUKE!



Appearance of Campus:
4 - Very Good
4 - Very Good
I LOVE THE ARCHITECTURE.



Building/Facilities Maintenance/Cleanliness:
4 - Very Good
4 - Very Good
GOOD!



Dormitories:
3 - Good
3 - Good
THEY ARE NOT THE BEST OF DORMS BUT THEY WILL DO FOR THE FIRST YEAR!



Security/Safety:
2 - Fair
2 - Fair
ITS DURHAM PEOPLE! USE YOUR COMMON SENSE AND YOU'LL BE FINE



Overall Campus Impression:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
OVERALL DUKE IS AN AMAZING SCHOOL PHYSICALLY AND ACADEMICALLY! IF YOU GET THE CHANCE, COME AND VISIT AND MAYBE I'LL SHOW YA AROUND!


Off-Campus:



Area Immediately Around Campus:
3 - Good
3 - Good
ANYTHING REAL CLOSE TO DUKE IS GOOD



City/Town/Community:
1 - Poor
1 - Poor
DURHAM SUCKS...BUT CHAPEL HILL AREA IS OKAY

Campus Visit Notes for Duke University


Visit Description:

DUKE WAS A GOOD COLLEGE TO VISIT. THE PRATT SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING BUILDINGS WERE AWESOME! DUKE IS A TOP RATE SCHOOL AND IS IN LINE WITH YALE AND THE IVIES ALIKE. IT IS A GROWING SCHOOL AND I ENCOURAGE YOU TO APPLY! DON'T LET THAT CRAPPY RACISM TALK SCARE YOU OUT. THE LACROSSE SCANDAL IS OVER AND DONE WITH. LIVE FOR THE FUTURE! APPLY TO DUKE BECAUSE YOU WANT TO BE HERE! GO BLUE DEVILS! MAYBE WE'LL ACTUALLY WIN MORE BASKETBALL THIS COMING YEAR!

Hotel/Lodging Recommendations or Comments:

COMFORT INN!

Dining/Restaurant Recommendations or Comments:

ANYTHING IS FINE! WHATEVER YOU WISH!

Other Comments (Transportation, local attractions, parking, etc.):

USE YOUR CAR WELL...PARKING KINDA SUCKS...