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As more students apply to colleges through early decision, joyful and tearful acceptance reactions are pouring in from students across Uncommon Schools. ABC News’ Good Morning America featured the stories of three students from North Star Academy Lincoln Park High School and the path to their dream college through the early decision process. Natalie, Angelina and Thierno shared how the academic rigor, the support and sense of community at Uncommon Schools provided them with the right tools get accepted to a top school with scholarships. 

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Thierno Jallo, Senior at North Star Academy

I know where I come from, and I want to be able to use this to push me so one day I can help my parents like they helped me.

Thierno will be attending Vanderbilt University in the fall of 2024
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