• Bright future: Teen accepted to 115 colleges, awarded $3.7 million in scholarships

    By: Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    A New Orleans senior has a huge decision to make -- which college will she attend? 

    But unlike most students - she has 115 schools to choose from. 

    Antoinette Love was accepted to an astonishing 115 college and universities from across the country, the Times-Picayune reported.

    Love, who attends the International High School of New Orleans applied to 115 schools and got into them all. With the acceptance letters came $3.7 million in scholarships.

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    She plans on making her decision by May 1 after she takes the next few weeks visiting college campuses, according to the newspaper

    Love’s mother, Yolanda Love, told the Times-Picayune her daughter wants to major in elementary education in the fall.

    While she applied for so many colleges, Love has a recommendation for those who want to follow in her college application footsteps -- only pay the application fees for the school they “really want to” attend, otherwise look for fee waivers.

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    She also didn’t fill out 115 applications. Yolanda Love said Antoinette used The Common Application to apply to multiple colleges at the same time, as well as the Common Black College Application to apply at 50 historically black colleges and universities, the Times-Picayune reported

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