With an applicant pool of over 9800 and an admission rate of around 17 percent, Duke’s graduate programs continue to be highly selective in attracting a competitive group of students with diverse interests, talents, and backgrounds.
Graduate Student Appreciation Week, held April 4 through April 8, yielded an attendance rate of over 700 students for 26 events that included workshops, alumni lunches, and lectures. For the first time, a raffle was held, with an opportunity to enter at every event.
As an international student, you navigate the dual task of adjusting to graduate student lifestyle and a new cultural and social environment. Exposure to different cultures can change you; the term acculturation refers to this change.