17-Year-Old Girl Gets Accepted to All Eight Ivy League Schools - Higher Education
Higher Education News and Jobs

17-Year-Old Girl Gets Accepted to All Eight Ivy League Schools



AugustaWhile many 17-year-olds are deciding which Snapchat filter to use, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna has an even more difficult decision to make: Which Ivy League school should she attend? After all, she got accepted to all eight, plus MIT and NYU.

The high-school senior, who is the daughter of Nigerian immigrants, says that it was her parents who encouraged her to work so hard in school. Not only was she accepted to every nerd’s dream schools, but she was an Intel science finalist and recently received an invitation to the White House Science Fair.

Read the full story via NY Mag.

RELATED ARTICLES >>
Health Insurance Remains an Issue for Students and Recent Grads The summer months and the period following graduation can leave some college students and recent graduates scrambling to find affordable, year-round health insurance if they lack coverage under a school or parent’s health plan. Dr. Linda Blumberg...
Running for Maryland Governor, Ben Jealous Puts Focus on Education Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous on the stump. BALTIMORE — On a recent Saturday, Benjamin Todd Jealous was up early, getting ready for a full day of campaign stops. The former president of the National Association for the Advancement ...
State of the Union Address Omitted Key Concerns in Education, Experts Note President Donald Trump President Donald J. Trump delivered his first State of the Union address since taking office, calling the current era “our new American moment.” But he missed an opportunity for substantive conversation on the growing conce...
Professor Apologizes for Fiery Response to Muslim Student CINCINNATI — A University of Cincinnati music teacher has apologized for his fiery online responses to a Muslim student who was critical of Donald Trump’s presidency and talked about celebrating freedom and diversity. College-Conservatory of Music...
Semantic Tags: