Ivy League admission, as easy as pizza pie

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BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (AP) – A Tennessee teen’s love for pizza has delivered acceptance at Yale University to her door.

The Tennessean reports (http://tnne.ws/2rT7afB) Ravenwood High School graduate Carolina Williams was accepted to the Ivy League school in March, with an admissions officer noting her standout answer to a short-essay prompt to write about something she loves to do: order pizza from Papa John’s. Williams says her answer was the first thing that came to mind.

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She also ranked in the top 10 of her graduating class and participated in multiple extracurricular activities.

She’ll be the first in her family to go to college – but will not attend Yale. She will pursue business at Auburn University, saying she felt it was a better fit and liked the scholarships.

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Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com

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