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April 3, 2014

Black student gets into every Ivy League school, Reddit gets racist

Student's admittance into elite US universities sparks online conversation about race and affirmative action.
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Photo via William Floyd School District.

A first-generation Ghanaian-American student gained admission to all eight Ivy League universities - Princeton, Columbia, Dartmouth, Cornell, Harvard, Brown, Penn and Yale - according to officials from his high school. 

Kwasi Enin, a 17-year-old from Shirley, New York, is the son of immigrants from Ghana. He ranks 11 out of a class of 647, scored 2250 out of 2400 on his SAT college admissions test, took 11 Advanced Placement classes in high school, sings in the a cappella group, is an accomplished violist and athlete. He also makes time to volunteer at a local hospital.

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