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14 Things You Immediately Understand If You Go To Duke

The most important thing you learn at Duke is how to act like a Dukie. Every student experiences a mix of education and exploration. For the students who never stop, Delta helps you get where you want to be.

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1. First and foremost, Duke students know that their school is the best.

It has great athletics, academics, student life, and, oh yeah — it's nationally ranked.
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It has great athletics, academics, student life, and, oh yeah — it's nationally ranked.

2. And it wouldn't be a big surprise to see Hedwig zoom through campus.

All the Gothic architecture is a dream. I mean, how can you not expect candles to float in Rubenstein?
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All the Gothic architecture is a dream. I mean, how can you not expect candles to float in Rubenstein?

3. Also, Blue Devils know they can flaunt their wizardly chaser skills on the quidditch field.

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And this is just one of the amazing extracurriculars Duke students can participate in.

4. They also know they can use those wizard skills for science.

A FREAKING INVISIBILITY CLOAK. This school is no joke and they know the sky is no longer the limit.
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A FREAKING INVISIBILITY CLOAK. This school is no joke and they know the sky is no longer the limit.

5. A Dukie knows it's perfectly acceptable to go nuts for Monuts.

Instagram: @monutsdonuts

Basically you crave them all the time, even when you're home for the holidays.

6. They know how to navigate and dominate Perkins.

First floor means you're "studying" and the fourth floor means you're studying.
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First floor means you're "studying" and the fourth floor means you're studying.

7. Every student knows it's OK to go a little crazie from time to time.

Instagram: @daseminole

That is, if they are courtside cheering along with the Cameron Crazies.

8. Crafty students know there is nothing better than spending leftover meal points at WaDuke.

Plus, it helps you to learn how to budget and save for later expenses, like feasting at a fancy country club.

9. They know that some things are worth waiting for, like Blue Devil basketball.

Besides, nothing holds a candle to the campout and the community posted up at K-ville.
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Besides, nothing holds a candle to the campout and the community posted up at K-ville.

10. Duke students know how to properly close out a successful year of academics with LDOC.

This is what Duke is all about. Work hard, play harder. #LDOC2013 #LoveMySchool

After months of studying, learning, and growing, every Dukie deserves to let loose and enjoy some world-famous musicians.

11. They know the value of seeing the world.

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And that to explore the world is crucial to learning, growing, and understanding in YOUR world.

12. It's not just a place for students, but a place for celebs too.

Not many places do you get acclaimed musical guests to work on their compositions with the students.
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Not many places do you get acclaimed musical guests to work on their compositions with the students.

13. Students understand that patience is a virtue, especially when it comes to Dame's.

Instagram: @autumnb1234

I'll wait in line. I'll wait in line because I want all the red-crested roses, please and thank you.


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14. And finally, every Blue Devil knows Duke is more than a University — it's a feeling.

It's a feeling of belonging to something great, and doing something great. With 6,200 undergrads, everyone is able to mingle, collaborate, and excel on campus and in the world.
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It's a feeling of belonging to something great, and doing something great. With 6,200 undergrads, everyone is able to mingle, collaborate, and excel on campus and in the world.

Duke students have the drive to conquer the world, and Delta is here to ensure you get where you want to be.

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