New Orleans high school student Dennis Barnes has been accepted to 170 colleges while earning $9 million in scholarships.
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Dennis Barnes is only 16, but as of Tuesday the New Orleans high school student had applied to 200 colleges and universities across the U.S.
He got into 170 of them. Most on a full ride.
Barnes, a senior at International High School of New Orleans, has received just over $9 million in academic scholarships from higher ed schools, his school said.
He said he plans to enroll in college this fall.
A New Orleans native, Barnes told USA TODAY he started submitted college applications in August.
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