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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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.

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

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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