- 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
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.
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.
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.
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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