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Teen takes Harvard acceptance letter to prom as her date

WINNING: Priscilla Samey

WHEN PRISCILLA Samey didn't get a date to her senior prom, the academic student decided to take a more innovative approach to the situation by bringing her Harvard acceptance letter as her date instead.

Samey – who was accepted to seven Ivy League schools – tweeted an image of herself, captioning it: “Couldn’t find a man to accept me for prom so I took a college that did #Harvard2021 #prom2k17.”

A first generation American daughter of Togolese immigrants, Samey earned a full scholarship to Harvard where she will be studying political science and plans to enter the field of business law. She was also accepted into Princeton, Yale, Cornell, Columbia, Brown, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Speaking to MIC.com the soon-to-be college student shared some advice for teens applying to college, saying “Be true to yourself. There’s a lot of pressure nowadays that there’s a ‘type’ colleges want. Stick to your roots, and write essays that reflect who you are as a person.”

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