17-year-old receives acceptance into 113 colleges with $4.5m worth of scholarships

17-year-old receives acceptance into 113 colleges with $4.5m worth of scholarships

- A 17-year-old girl has been accepted to over a hundred universities in the Unites States

- The teenager, who has a 4.0 Grade Point Average, was also awarded scholarships worth $4.5m

- She has decided to attend Bennett College to study biology and become a neonatal intensive care unit nurse

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A brilliant high school graduate, Jasmine Harrison, has been accepted into 113 schools with full scholarships worth a whopping $4.5 million.

17-year-old Harrison graduated from her high school in Greensboro, North Carolina, with a 4.0 Grade Point Average, Briefly.co.za learned.

Following advice from her teachers, she had applied to over 100 universities, spending just $135 in application fees.

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17-year-old receives acceptance into 113 colleges with N1.6bn worth scholarships Photo source: Daily Mail

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Speaking to Daily Mail, the young girl said she didn't believe it when she received the first acceptance letters because she hadn't really expected her plan to work. She said:

When I got the first couple in the mail, I was like, 'OK, this is really happening.' I didn't really think I'd be able to do that.
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She plans to study biology Photo source: Daily Mail

Harrison noted that she spent hours going over each entry to make sure she had the perfect application. She said:

On those late nights when I was filling out those applications with my mom and we just felt like we cannot do this, we just ended up singing gospel songs together to get through the night.

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The 17-year-old decided to enrol in Bennett College, where she plans to study biology. The school is one of those that offered her a full ride scholarship.

Harrison plans to become a neonatal intensive care unit nurse in order to take care of premature babies.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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