Bright Aboah: West African SHS Alumnus Gains Admission at Duke University After Teaching Himself SAT and SSAT

Bright Aboah: West African SHS Alumnus Gains Admission at Duke University After Teaching Himself SAT and SSAT

  • A Duke University student called Bright Aboah has shared good news about making it to a prestigious US school with netizens
  • The West African Senior High School past student shared that he had to teach himself SAT and SSAT after secondary school
  • Aboah revealed that he recently had his dream fulfilled after climbing Duke Chapel, something he had looked forward to for a long time

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A brilliant Ghanaian by the name of Bright Aboah has recently taken to social media to express the joy in his heart after gaining admission to Duke University in the US.

Bright took to LinkedIn to share that growing up in Accra, he never believed he would find himself where he currently is.

The young man revealed in his LinkedIn profile that he taught himself SAT and SSAT and through his hard work, he got admitted to Duke University.

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Bright Aboah, a Ghanaian student at Duke University in the US reveals he taught himself SAT and SSAT
Bright Aboah at Duke University Photo credit: Bright Aboah/LinkedIn
Source: UGC

Aboah shared that it was difficult scrolling through images of colleges he knew would be difficult getting in but at the same time would be life-changing.

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Bright stayed determined, although he knew his chance of getting into the university was slim.

"About 50,000 other people threatened me and I became gloomy because I knew I had the least chance. I still fought- crazily."

The young man shared that his dream was to climb Duke Chapel someday and he has been able to achieve that.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a vibrant young man recently took to social media to express his joy and excitement after bagging a prestigious scholarship to study at a top UK university.

The post sighted by on LinkedIn had Enoch Boafo Amponsah sharing that he was awarded a Weiden-Hoffman Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford in the UK.

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Enoch revealed that he was the only Ghanaian selected among 35 scholars from 25 countries for the scholarship. He will be pursuing a Masters in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation.

The delighted young man also shared he was the second-ever Ghanaian to have received the Weiden-Hoffman Scholarship award.


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