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Black Girl Brilliance: This Teen Was Accepted To 19 Of The Best Universities In The World

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Black Girl Brilliance: This Teen Was Accepted To 19 Of The Best Universities In The World

By BRITNI DANIELLE  via https://www.essence.com

Waiting for college acceptance letters can be stressful for young people as they try to make one of the biggest decisions of their lives. But when you get into 19 of the best universities in the world, the choice becomes even more stressful.

Seventeen-year-old Nigerian American student Oludamilola Oluwadara Adekeye has a huge decision ahead of her. The graduating senior at Brighton College in Abu Dhabi recently learned that she’d gotten into more than a dozen top tier colleges, including Yale, Stanford, Columbia, and the London School of Economics.

Adekeye, who plays the violin, is still unsure about what her major will be …

 

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I am a future butterfly at the stage of growth when I am turning into an adult. I am enclosed in a hard case shell formed by love, family, and friends. It is the hardest stage of becoming a black butterfly. You will encounter many hardships only to come out stronger and better than what you went in. At this stage, you are finding out who you truly are and how to love yourself.

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