Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, a Long Island Nigerian-born teen who received acceptance letters from all eight Ivy League schools has decided where sheâ€™ll attend college in the fall.
Surrounded by her classmates donning their own college choice T-shirts, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna approached the podium and unzipped the black jacket she was wearing to reveal a crimson T-shirt revealing her decision: Harvard!
Uwamanzu-Nna said getting into all 12 schools she applied to has been an â€œexciting and surreal experience,â€ but making the final decision was not easy The 17-year-old said she approached the choice with an â€œopen mindâ€ but when it came down to selecting her school, Harvardâ€™s â€œdedication to excellence .. in all studentsâ€ stood out.
Uwamanzu-Nna, who is the daughter of Nigerian immigrants, said the schoolâ€™s â€œstrong Nigerian presenceâ€ was also attractive.
Source: Elmont Memorial HS/CNN