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#BlackGirlMagic: Three Ghanian Teen Girls Get Into Top Universities in the U.S.


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#BlackGirlMagic: Three Ghanian Teen Girls Get Into Top Universities in the U.S.


Talk about #BlackGirlMagic.

Katia Maame Dufie Osei, Afia Sarpong Frimpong and Isabelle Quaye got into Harvard, Yale and MIT, respectively, which are some of the top universities in the U.S., Ghana’s Citi Newsroom.

The trio accomplished the amazing feat and have the grades and test scores to prove it.

They scored higher than 99 percent of all SAT test takers globally, the report says.

Osei was admitted to Harvard, which ranks as the second-best college in the country, according to US News and World 


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