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College jackpot: Long Island teen accepted by all 8 Ivy League schools
College jackpot: Long Island teen accepted by all 8 Ivy League schools

For high school seniors, this is the season when hope meets reality when it comes to college admission - except for a Long Island teenager who has won the equivalent of the academic jackpot. Kwasi Enin, 17, of Shirley, N.Y., has been accepted by all eight Ivy League schools: Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, and the University of Pennsylvania. He now gets to choose among a cornucopia of educational riches.   "The yeses kept coming," Enin, who wants to be a physician, told Newsday, the Long Island newspaper. He said he couldn't believe it as the acceptances piled up. Neither could Nancy Winkler, a guidance counselor at Enin's school,...

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