Taiwanese Prodigy, 13, Sets New Record for Youngest Admitted to New York University

The News Lens
Date: 2017/07/10
By: Central News Agency

The 13-year-old wants to devote himself to the research of rare diseases.

Photo Credit: Reuters/達志影像

A Taipei high school student was recently accepted to two prestigious U.S. universities: New York University and University of California, Santa Cruz.

At the age of 13, Chiang Ching-liang (江璟亮), a student of Taipei Municipal Ming Sheng High School, has become the youngest to be admitted by NYU and sets the record of being the first Taiwan-educated junior high student to have been accepted to top-notch universities.

Chiang, who has decided to choose NYU, said that when he received the admission notification, he was elated with “grateful feelings beyond description.”

He thanked NYU for admitting him despite his young age, and said that others can realize their dreams as long as they don’t give up.    [FULL  STORY]

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