Connecticut College wanted Martinon, as did Williams, Hamilton, Whitman, Grinnell, UCLA, UC Berkeley

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 4, 2017 - Santee Education Complex senior Noe Martinon, 17, does his homework in the main room of his family's apartment in Los Angeles on May 4, 2017. Noe is son of Mexican immigrants with 6th grade educations. Noe is an academic genius. He applied to 20 colleges including Ivy league university's and got accepted by 17, mostly full scholarships. He agonized, flew to Dartmouth, but eventually settled on Pomona College in Claremont, California. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
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