I Got In! Teens With Extraordinary College Acceptance Stories

Munira Khalif was accepted to all eight Ivy League schools.

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College Bound - Every spring, millions of college-bound high school students decide where they will spend the next four years of their academic career. Take a look at several teens whose college acceptance stories have made national news. — Patrice Peck and Natelege Whaley (@Natelege_) (Photo: West Rock/Getty Images)

Munira Khalif - Munira Khalif, a high school senior in Minnesota, has been accepted to all of the Ivy League schools. She has also been accepted to Stanford and Georgetown.  "I was very surprised. The best part for me was being able to call family members on the phone and to hear their excitement," Khalilf told KARE 11. "This was truly a blessing from God. To me this news is reflective of the support and encouragement of my family, my school and my community." (Photo: Mounds Park Academy)

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Munira Khalif - Munira Khalif, a high school senior in Minnesota, has been accepted to all of the Ivy League schools. She has also been accepted to Stanford and Georgetown.  "I was very surprised. The best part for me was being able to call family members on the phone and to hear their excitement," Khalilf told KARE 11. "This was truly a blessing from God. To me this news is reflective of the support and encouragement of my family, my school and my community." (Photo: Mounds Park Academy)

Queens High School's First Black Valedictorian Is Going To Harvard - Shanell Davis made history and then continues to impress. Not only did Davis become the first African-American valedictorian at Queens High School, she was also recently accepted to Harvard University becoming the first in her family to attend a four-year university.(Photo: Courtesy of Milken Family Foundation)

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Queens High School's First Black Valedictorian Is Going To Harvard - Shanell Davis made history and then continues to impress. Not only did Davis become the first African-American valedictorian at Queens High School, she was also recently accepted to Harvard University becoming the first in her family to attend a four-year university.(Photo: Courtesy of Milken Family Foundation)

Harold Ekeh - Harold Ekeh, who lives in Long Island, NY, applied to all eight Ivy League schools and was accepted to them all! The Elmont Memorial High School student started a college mentoring program at his school with the hopes to get more kids into top universities. He says he is leaning toward choosing Yale. (Photo: CBS 2 NY)

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Harold Ekeh - Harold Ekeh, who lives in Long Island, NY, applied to all eight Ivy League schools and was accepted to them all! The Elmont Memorial High School student started a college mentoring program at his school with the hopes to get more kids into top universities. He says he is leaning toward choosing Yale. (Photo: CBS 2 NY)

Brenton James - Brenton James is valedictorian at the Bronx campus of Eagle Academy for Young Men in New York. The teen is going to attend the University of Pennsylvania in fall 2014. He was accepted into 21 colleges and is the first student from his school to enroll in an Ivy League school. His classmates deserve props as well, as 100 percent of the class of 2014 were accepted into college. (Photo: Courtesy of Eagle Academy Foundation)

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Brenton James - Brenton James is valedictorian at the Bronx campus of Eagle Academy for Young Men in New York. The teen is going to attend the University of Pennsylvania in fall 2014. He was accepted into 21 colleges and is the first student from his school to enroll in an Ivy League school. His classmates deserve props as well, as 100 percent of the class of 2014 were accepted into college. (Photo: Courtesy of Eagle Academy Foundation)

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Leonard Galmon - High school senior Leonard Galmon was born to a 13-year-old mother. He lost his father, was devestated by Hurricane Katrina, grew up with barely enough to get by, and now, he's going to Yale. Galmon, the passionate art student, made a decision to direct his future toward a higher purpose than his circumstances may have dictated. Galmon is also a recipient of a Ron Brown scholarship.  (Photo: Chris Granger, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune) 

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Leonard Galmon - High school senior Leonard Galmon was born to a 13-year-old mother. He lost his father, was devestated by Hurricane Katrina, grew up with barely enough to get by, and now, he's going to Yale. Galmon, the passionate art student, made a decision to direct his future toward a higher purpose than his circumstances may have dictated. Galmon is also a recipient of a Ron Brown scholarship.  (Photo: Chris Granger, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune) 

Rashema Melson - 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. (Photo: FOX 5 News)

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Rashema Melson - 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. (Photo: FOX 5 News)

Akosua Beoke - Akosua Beoke?s father sacrificed his own well-paying job in Ghana when he moved to Greensboro, North Carolina, seven years ago to provide his children with more opportunities. Beoke was recently accepted into 24 universities around the country, and her father's sacrifice seems to have paid off. She will attend Columbia University as a Kluge Scholar in the fall.(Photo: My Fox 8)

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Akosua Beoke - Akosua Beoke’s father sacrificed his own well-paying job in Ghana when he moved to Greensboro, North Carolina, seven years ago to provide his children with more opportunities. Beoke was recently accepted into 24 universities around the country, and her father's sacrifice seems to have paid off. She will attend Columbia University as a Kluge Scholar in the fall.(Photo: My Fox 8)

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Kwasi Enin Is Going to Yale! - Kwasi Enin, 17, of New York will be attending Yale. "I met geniuses from all across the world and everyone there was so friendly and inviting...," he said according to the Associated Press. He was accepted by all eight Ivy League schools: Harvard, Princeton, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Brown and the University of Pennsylvania. He looks forward to pursuing both music and medicine. (Photo: Courtesy Long Island Newsday)

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Tchakamau Mahakoe - Eleven schools want Tchakamau Mahakoe of Kingston, Jamaica, to join their ranks, including Princeton, Duke, Yale and Stanford. Her interests are in physics and biology and her goal is to become an astronaut. (Photo: Henry Chaplin/Getty Images)

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Patrick Peoples - Patrick Peoples of North Carolina was shocked when he was accepted into seven Ivy League schools. Princeton University, Yale University, Columbia University, Brown University, Dartmouth College, Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania are all vying for this young man to join their institutions. Peoples plans to study economics and public policy.  (Photo: WECT News 6)

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Patrick Peoples - Patrick Peoples of North Carolina was shocked when he was accepted into seven Ivy League schools. Princeton University, Yale University, Columbia University, Brown University, Dartmouth College, Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania are all vying for this young man to join their institutions. Peoples plans to study economics and public policy. (Photo: WECT News 6)

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Malik, Ahmad and Khalil Jones - This academic success story comes in three. Triplets Malik, Ahmad and Khalil Jones of Maryland are deciding between University of Pennsylvania or Columbia University for the fall. Wherever they choose, they have already decided they'll be going together. (Photo: NBC Washington)

Avery Coffey - Avery Coffey has beat the odds of his tough surroundings in Southeast Washington, D.C. The teen was accepted into Harvard, Yale, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania and Brown for the class of 2018. He wants to be a Fortune 500 CEO.   (Photo: BET)

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Avery Coffey - Avery Coffey has beat the odds of his tough surroundings in Southeast Washington, D.C. The teen was accepted into Harvard, Yale, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania and Brown for the class of 2018. He wants to be a Fortune 500 CEO.  (Photo: BET)

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Akintunde Ahmad - Akintunde Ahmad, 17, was accepted to Yale, Brown, Columbia, Northwestern, the University of Southern California, UCLA, Howard, Chapman, Cal Poly and Cal State East Bay of Oakland. He has a 5.0 GPA and scored 2100 on the SAT. Ahmad will pursue studies in pre-med or pre-law. (Photo: Courtesy of KGO TV)