Teen With 101.6 GPA Got Into All 8 Ivy League Schools Plus Four Other Prestigious Ones

Meet Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, a senior at Elmont Memorial High School on Long Island. Because of the unique way advanced placement courses are weighted, this girl has a 101.6 GPA on a 100-point scale.

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She also has 12 very prestigious acceptance letters that will require her full attention for the next few weeks because she needs to make a decision on her school by May 1. Here are all of the places she’s been accepted:

  • Brown
  • Columbia
  • Cornell
  • Dartmouth
  • Harvard
  • the University of Pennsylvania
  • Princeton
  • Yale
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • New York University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Johns Hopkins


Yeah, the first eight are the Ivys.

In an interview with NBC News 12, she said this:

My family is so excited. Sometimes I feel like they get so much more excited than me. They literally scream. When I called my mom and told her, she was screaming on the phone.

You never know. She’s only 17 but she could be the next Ted Cruz. He was ambitious at her age, too, plus he went to Princeton and Harvard and has outspoken former roommates to prove it.

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