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17 Year Old Nigerian Girl Receives Admission Letter From 19 Top Universities In The World

by Happynaija

Oludamilola Oluwadara Adekeye, a 17-year-old Nigerian has reportedly been accepted by 19 of the world’s top universities including Yale, Stanford, Columbia and the London School of Economics.


While speaking with CNN, Oluwadamilola, who is a student of Brighton College,

Abu Dhabi said she applied to 20 universities and was accepted by 19 of them.

Dami as she is fondly called also said she has passion for music,

but she has not decided on what she is going to study in the university.

I’m 17 years old and I’m a student at Brighton College Abu Dhabi.

I was recently accepted into 19 out of the 20 colleges I applied to,” she said.

“Am very involved in music at my high school.

Presently in three musical groups and I started a fourth,” she said on CNN.

“have not still decided but I might double major in international relations and economics.”

3 Nigerian teenagers offered admission at Ivy League School

Recall that in 2017, three Nigerian-born teenagers, 

Jude Okonkwo Ifeoma White-Thorpe and Nina Uzoigwe 

got accepted into some Ivy League schools.

While Nina was accepted by seven Ivy League schools – Harvard, Dartmouth, Cornell,

UPenn, Columbia, Princeton and Yale, Ifeoma, a New Jersey high school student was

offered accepted by nine top universities namely: Harvard, Yale, Columbia, UPenn, Brown,

Cornell, Dartmouth, Princeton and Stanford.

Lastly, Jude Okonkwo, a 17-year-old Nigerian based in the United States,

also received acceptance letters from Brown University, Columbia University,

Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania,

Princeton University and Yale University. 

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