North Dakota senior and New Jersey teen are both accepted into ALL EIGHT Ivy League schools plus Stanford
- Senior Martin Altenburg of Fargo was accepted into all eight Ivy League schools plus Stanford and MIT
- Ifeoma White-Thorpe, 17, of New Jersey has alkso been accepted into all eight Ivy League schools plus Stanford
- She is the first student to publicize the achievement this year, he is the second
- Altenburg said he’s leaning towards Stanford, MIT, Harvard or Princeton
- Most all of the schools offered him a full financial ride
- White-Thorpe says she wants to study biology and global health policy
- She says her decision will likely come down to which school offers her the most financial aid
Published: 03:14 BST, 5 April 2017 | Updated: 07:32 BST, 5 April 2017
Two high school seniors have been accepted into all eight Ivy League schools plus Stanford.
Martin Altenburg, who goes to Fargo North high school in Fargo, North Dakota, has become the second teen to publicize getting into all eight Ivy League schools: Brown, Columbia, Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Dartmouth, Princeton and University of Pennsylvania.
And just if none of those seem the right fit, he has two more options because he was was accepted into MIT and Stanford.
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She says she wants to study biology and go into global health policy but hasn’t decided which school to attend.
She says the decision could come down to which school offers the most financial aid.
‘At this point none of the school’s I’ve applied to said they give merit scholarships, so I’m praying that they give me some more financial aid or some money, shout out to all of those schools, please give me something,’ Ifeoma said.
Ifeoma’s parents, Patricia and Andre (pictured above), say the final decision will be their daughter’s to make
Ifeoma is seen above with her Harvard College acceptance letter. She still has not decided which school she will attend, but she did apply to Harvard early decision