This young man scored 2,250 out 2,400 on the SAT earning him a place in the 99th percentile of all students who took the SAT. Let’s not beat around the bush: The achievement gap for black students is not based on any intellectual deficiencies but rather environmental factors—including priorities. Note that this young man’s family is from Ghana and the reports indicate others in his family were accepted to multiple Ivy League schools. Education, obviously, is a priority! Just something to think about…
New York Teen Gets Accepted To All 8 Ivy League SchoolsLaura Stampler @LauraStampler
Kwasi Ennis is a 17-year-old first generation Ghanaian who plans on becoming a doctor
Getting into a single Ivy League school can be pretty difficult, but one Long Island teen beat the odds and got into every single one.“By applying to all eight, I figured it would better the chances of getting into one,” 17-year-old Kwasi Enin told the New York Daily News. Instead, he got acceptance letters from all of the elite schools—Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale—which have acceptance rates ranging from Harvard’s 5.9% and Cornell’s 14%.