The 17-year-old from Houston applied to 20 of the best universities in the US. He was admitted to every single one with a full ride and $260,000 in additional scholarship offers.http://fox5sandiego.com/2018/03/31/high-school-senior-granted-admission-full-ride-scholarships-to-all-20-top-colleges-he-applied-to/
Good for him.
I wonder if race played a roll in the deal?
"The greatest pleasure is to vanquish your enemies and chase them before you, to rob them of their wealth and see those dear to them bathed in tears, to ride their horses and clasp to your bosom their wives and daughters."
This summer, he’ll spend two weeks traveling around cities that have historically fought for racial justice as part of Rustic Pathways’ “Race in America” program.
I was going to say I looked it up.
What he said. The kid busted his tail to achieve and is reaping the rewards. That he did it at a public school says a lot also. .
"That which is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow. That is the whole of the law. The rest is commentary."
Rabbi Hillel (c20 BCE)
Not big mouths who expect everything to be handed to them.
Not generally. Many low income whites resent programs that deem low income African Americans differently than low income white Americans. The key being low income because if you are poor you feel just as "disadvantaged" as the next poor person. When you stratify them the ones that get left out tend to resent. Human nature to some extent.
I was referring to high and low achievers.