Nina Uziogwe Admitted Into 7 Ivy League Universities (photo) - Education - Ifeyinka

Sunday, April 16, 2017

A Nigerian teen, Nina Uziogwe was accepted to seven Ivy League schools, joining a growing club of Nigerians students who have achieved the distinction.

Uziogwe, a senior at Stuyvesant High School, who plans to study medicine has her pick from among Harvard, Dartmouth, Cornell, UPenn, Columbia, Princeton and Yale.

Uziogwe's family is originally from Nigeria, and her mother says she always stressed academic performance. But Uziogwe is the first in her large extended family to be accepted to more than one Ivy League university..

She says she took a number of advanced placement classes and joined extracurricular activities, like cheerleading

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