Brilliant young girl raises the bar: Gets 115 college acceptances

Brilliant young girl raises the bar: Gets 115 college acceptances

A high school senior in New Orleans, Antoinette Love, has been accepted into 115 colleges and got more than $3.7 million in scholarship money.

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This is such an amazing achievement and just goes to show that all the hard work that you put in will definitely pay off ten-fold.

Love recounted to CNN how she kept applying to different colleges just to see how many she could get into.

"At first I didn't think I was going to get this many, but then they just kept coming and I was like, 'Oh my gosh'," Love, who has a 3.7 GPA, told CNN.

This high school senior received 115 college acceptances and $3.7 million in scholarships

Antoinette Love

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Love works part-time by selling ties, cuff links and socks and is also involved in other extra-curricular organisations at the International High School of New Orleans. She said although she had been thinking about a couple of universities, she had no idea the exact school she wants to attend. She however promised to make up her mind by 1 May after checking a few of them out.

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Love, who wants to be a teacher, likes painting and taking photos.

For high school students who are applying to colleges soon, Love advises them to apply through the Common Application as well as the Common Black Application. She also suggests seeking fee waivers and submitting applications to schools that don't charge a fee.

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