Read The College Essay That Got One High School Student Into All 8 Ivy League Schools

Read The College Essay That Got One High School Student Into All 8 Ivy League Schools
World
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Anyone who went to college knows that Kwasi Enin didn’t get into all eight Ivy League schools just because of his 2,250 SAT score, 11 AP courses and perfect GPA.

It’s the essay that truly distinguishes outstanding college applicants, and The New York Post has published quite possibly the most important work of the 17-year-old resident of Shirley, Long Island.

The essay is about how Enin’s love of music made him into the passionate intellectual he is today and encouraged him to become an active member of his community.

Here’s the full essay, via The New York Post:

(Click to enlarge).

1-bc1a3c369b

2-1ed7d19dff

via The New York Post, Photo Courtesy: William Floyd School District

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Sean Levinson

Sean Levinson loves writing almost as much as he loves ranting about politics. Elite Daily lets him do both, and he couldn't be happier now that he's finally putting his years at SUNY New Paltz to good use. When he's not writing, Sean enjoys nature excursions, playing the guitar and the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Look for him on "Real Time with Bill Maher," where he regularly appears in his most precious fantasies.

More In World

World Adam Matula

People Are Totally Cool With Racism If It Means Cheap Rent (Video)

One guy noticed a disturbing amount of racist comments on YouTube and wondered: “Are people okay with racism of black people as long as there are no black people around to hear it?” Ben Bizuneh, a comedian and host of New Lies comedy YouTube Channel, wanted to find out if people were willing to agree […]

Also On Elite

Life

There Has To Be Something More: Is Getting A Job The Sole Purpose Of College?

James Gray is 19 years old. He comes from a family of financiers, and when he graduates, he wants to join the world of stocks, shares and bonds like his father and grandfather before him. For that very reason, he is studying for a BA in accounting because, as written in The Guardian newspaper’s “Guide to Clearing 2014,” it seemed […]

World

Chinese Panda Fakes Pregnancy So Zookeepers Will Give Her Extra Food

No, Chinese panda Ai Hin isn’t expecting. She just has the munchies. The 6-year-old panda faked out zookeepers at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding by gaining weight, producing more progestational hormones and moving significantly less. Researchers interpreted these signs to mean that Ai Hin was expecting panda babies and began planning for […]

Life

It Gets Better: How College Rewrote My Life After A Lacking High School Experience

Celebrities appear on bright, shiny screens and tell you it’ll get better: the bullying, boredom and all-around nightmare that is high school. Like many teens, my experience wasn’t fantastic. Between my small group of friends being labeled “The Plastics” after “Mean Girls,” to a poster my friend had put up in the halls in celebration of my […]

World

Science Says The Key To Living A Longer Life Is Spending Less Time Sitting Down

The best way to lead a long life is to get up. Researchers have found that sitting too much may shorten the body’s telomeres, which are the protective caps on the end of chromosomes. They’re sort of like those plastic protectors at the end of shoe laces. Because short telomeres can’t protect the chromosome as […]