I Got In! Teens With Extraordinary College Acceptance Stories
Eighteen-year-old Rashema Melson, who has been living in D.C.’s largest homeless shelter with her family for the past two years, made headlines this May. The high-performing Anacostia High School senior received a scholarship to Georgetown University, where she plans to be a biology major, eventually going pre-med to become a forensic pathologist. "I feel accomplished,” she told FOX DC. “I feel I did something worthy.