Georgia teen accepted to 31 colleges goes viral

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FULTON COUNTY, Georgia (WXIA) — A high school senior in Fulton County, Georgia is gaining national attention for being accepted to 31 colleges and Universities. 

Kayla Willis snapped a photo of a senior wall depicting her acceptance and posted it on Twitter. The post has gained traction with more than 30,000 retweets so far. 

Willis has an 1160 SAT score and a 3.95-grade point average. She applied to 50 schools and received $900,000 in scholarships. 

Willis hopes her story will motivate others to seek success. 

As for her future, Willis has accepted a full-ride scholarship from Fisk University. She plans to major in International Business and Spanish.

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