Teen Accepted into Four Ivy League Universities

Marie-Fatima Hyacinthe never dreamed she would be attending an Ivy League university, much less have to choose from four. Born and raised in the working class neighborhood of East Flatbush, Brooklyn, the 17-year-old student was (and still is) in shock after finding out she was accepted into Harvard, Yale, Brown and University of Pennsylvania. She decided on Harvard. She spoke with ESSENCE.com about choosing to go to President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama's alma mater, and the lessons her parents taught her about education...


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