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Follow the Leader

When Aishat AnuOluwapo Bakare (Anu) was a little girl in Nigeria, her mother gave her a book. Gifted Hands by Benjamin Carson, M.D. would change her life forever. There are many lessons in this best-selling autobiography by the Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, but the one that resonated with this eight-year-old was: listen to your mother!

One-Man Ivy League

Not many teenagers get the chance to say "no" to Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Dartmouth, Cornell, Penn, Georgetown, Stanford or NYU. But New Utrecht HS valedictorian Lukasz Zbylut denied offers from all of them this year - he's going to Harvard.

Princeton to serve as home for new student leadership institute

Princeton University will be the home this summer for a new program intended to develop the leadership potential of promising high school students from racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds that are underrepresented in the national leadership pool.

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