Florida teen gets into every Ivy League college

She says, 'I just decided to shoot my shot at all of them and see if it would land. I had no idea that I would get accepted into all of them.'
By: | June 13, 2022

A Florida teenager, who is a first-generation Nigerian-American, has quite the variety of Ivy League schools to choose from — every one of them.

Ashley Adirika, a debate champ who hopes to help alleviate income inequality, got into Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton and Yale.

“The tears just started to come out. Like they started to flow out,” she told ABC News about her reaction to finding out.

“My siblings and I were just really excited, like screaming, jumping around. It was crazy.”

The budding scholar, who went to high school at Miami Beach Senior High School, was also accepted to Stanford, Vanderbilt, and Emory.

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