OMG! A Nigerian-American teenager named Ifeoma White-Thorpe has gotten eight acceptance letters from the eight Ivy league schools she applied to.
Ifeoma White-Thorpe, who is a senior and student government president at Morris Hills High School in Rockaway, applied to all of the Ivy League schools because they have great research facilities.
She now has to choose between Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Princeton, Columbia, the University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth and Brown.
In a video posted by CNN, Ifeoma described her reaction when she got the eight acceptance letter.
“I 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!” She said.
Watch the video below:
According to her, She wants to study biology and pursue a career in global health.
Getting into all of the Ivies is a monumental feat, and it has happened to some teens over the past couple of years. In 2014, Kwasi Enin got accepted, In 2015, it was Harold Ekeh and Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, while Kelly Hyles got accepted last year.