Viral video: High school student accepted to 20 colleges

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HOUSTON, Texas — Cellphone video of the reaction of a high school senior who was just accepted to Stanford University is going viral. 

Michael Brown, 17, of Houston screamed with excitement, and even cried when he got the news, and he has a lot to be excited about.

Not only was he accepted into Stanford, he was also offered full-ride scholarships to all 20 of the colleges he applied to. That includes Harvard, Yale, and Princeton.

In addition to the scholarships offered by the schools, he was also awarded more than $250,000 in outside scholarships, according to the New York Times.

Brown has a 4.68 GPA and a SAT score of 1540 out of 1600.

Video courtesy: Michael Brown/YouTube 

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