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New york Scholar Is Recognized To All eight Ivy League Universities

Enlarge this imageCommencement on campus of Yale College in New Haven, Conn.Je sica Hill/APhide captiontoggle captionJe sica Hill/APCommencement on campus of Yale University in New Haven, Conn.Je sica Hill/APThe odds of moving into any on the 8 Ivy League universities during the nation are in opposition to even the brightest students from the country. Think about obtaining a certainly from all of them. That’s what happened to 17-year-old Kwasi Enin of Shirley, N.Y. Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania and Yale have all asked Kwasi to be element of their course of 2018. Very long Island’s Newsday reports:”For Kwasi, implementing into a competitive school wasn’t just a gamble. He has an SAT score of 2,250 out of 2,400, which destinations him in the 99th percentile for all learners taking the exam. He has taken and scored high on numerous Sophisticated Placement tests. He is an athlete, a shot putter, actually, and his baritone voice can belt out a tune when he is not enjoying viola for the university orchestra. “Still, he claimed, ‘I’ve hardly ever heard about anyone getting all 8.’ “He has now surpa sed the achievements of many of his uncles and cousins, who were approved to quite a few Ivies. ‘I usually imagined they have been considerably better than me academically,’ Kwasi stated.” United states Now talked to Kwasi’s high school steerage counselor, who mentioned her “heart skipped a beat” when Kwasi explained to her he was implementing to all 8 Ivies. “It’s a giant offer when we have learners use to 1 or two Ivies,” Nancy Winkler explained to the paper. “To get into a few is big. It was incredible.” United states These days reviews that Kwasi is really a first-generation American. His parents emigrated from Ghana to your U.S. inside the 1980s and both of those of these analyzed at area faculties to become nurses. Kwasi hopes to be a medical profe sional. And which faculty may very well be graced with his existence? His desire, he explained to Newsday, is Yale. But he is nonethele s weighing his alternatives.