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Another Long Island High Schooler Accepted to All 8 Ivy League Schools

Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna is the third Long Island student to accomplish the feat in as many years

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    Another Long Island High Schooler Accepted to All 8 Ivy League Schools
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    Vanderbilt Hall stands on the Yale University campus in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S., on Friday, June 12, 2015.

    For the second time in as many years, a student at suburban New York's Elmont Memorial High School has been accepted at all eight Ivy League universities.

    Valedictorian Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna has until May 1 to decide whether she'll attend one of the prestigious northeastern universities.

    She also can choose from Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

    Last year, Elmont's Harold Ekeh chose Yale from among the 13 universities where he was accepted.

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    Although still a rarity, acceptance at every Ivy League school appears to be a growing phenomenon.

    Fernando Rojas of Fullerton, California, also was accepted to all eight Ivy schools in 2015.

    In 2014, a student at Long Island's William Floyd High School accomplished the same feat, making Uwamanzu-Nna the third Long Island student to be accepted to all eight prestigious schools in as many years.

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