New Jersey teen gets accepted by all 8 Ivy League schools

Talk about an embarrassment of riches.
New Jersey teenager has to make a decision soon most high school
seniors can only dream of — deciding on which Ivy League school to
attend in the fall. The problem, if you want to call it that, is that
she was accepted into all of them. All eight of them.
Ifeoma White-Thorpe said she was shaking when she got the eighth acceptance letter.
was like, oh my gosh, oh my gosh, like this might be eight out of eight
and I clicked it and it said ‘Congratulations’ and I was like oh my
goodness!” White-Thorpe told CNN affiliate WABC-TV.
a senior and student government president at Morris Hills High School
in Rockaway, has to choose between Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Columbia, the
University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Dartmouth and Brown.
wants to study biology and pursue a career in global health. Since all
of the Ivy League schools “have great research facilities,” she decided
to apply to them all.
getting into all of the Ivies is a monumental feat, but it’s happened
to a handful of teens over the past couple of years — Kwasi Enin in
2014, Harold Ekeh in 2015 and Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna and Kelly Hyles last
So where will she go?
Her parents said the choice is totally up to her; White-Thorpe said she just doesn’t know yet.
She can add another elite school to the mix as well — she also got into Stanford.
Source: CNN


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