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Inspiring! Nigerian Teen Gets Accepted into 8 Ivy League Schools & Stanford



Nigerian-American Ifeoma White-Thorpe has to make a decision soon and it is a decision most can only dream of. She has to decide on which Ivy League school to attend because she has been accepted into all nine of the schools (including Stanford) she applied to.

The 17-year-old High-school senior and student government president at Morris Hills High School in Rockaway, New Jersey has to choose between Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Columbia, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Dartmouth, Brown and Stanford.

Speaking to WABC she said, “I want to go into global health and study biology and so many of them have great research facilities, so I was like, I might as well just shoot my shot and apply,”

Watch her Interview with WABC here


  1. The Real Oma

    April 5, 2017 at 11:59 am

    Well done girl!
    GO GO GO!!

  2. ec

    April 5, 2017 at 12:34 pm

    congrats girl. flying the flag high.

    and CNN and the likes will say ” New Jersey teen”. if she committed a crime now it would have been “Nigerian Immigrant” smh

  3. kenechukwu

    April 5, 2017 at 1:26 pm

    am still waiting for my jamb pin ooo

    • Bade

      April 5, 2017 at 2:11 pm

      Bwahahahaha! You’re a joker.

  4. Tikka Masala

    April 5, 2017 at 3:04 pm

    Go to Stanford!!

  5. Anne

    April 5, 2017 at 3:18 pm

    Go to Harvard girl. Havard trained Nigerian girl is so cool. Harvard is top. Congrats girl. That is so remarkable. Don’t allow any wrong Bros to flock round you. They like successful women.

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