Nigerian man who was rejected by 11 schools gets 5 offers from top foreign institutions, shares what he did

Nigerian man who was rejected by 11 schools gets 5 offers from top foreign institutions, shares what he did

- A Nigerian scholar, Opeoluwa Adewale has achieved huge success after previous failures

- He recently got offers from 5 top foreign institutions for his PhD program after seeing his 11 applications rejected two years ago

- Adewale's story has inspired many, just as people congratulated him for his amazing feat

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A Nigerian man has demonstrated that nothing whatsoever can prove a stumbling block in the path of one who is determined to achieving a cause.

The man identified as Opeoluwa Adewale elatedly announced that he had just got 5 offers for his PhD program with three from institutions of international acclaim as Stanford, Johns Hopkins, Cambridge.

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In the post he made on Twitter on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Opeoluwa recounted that he had in the year 2019 applied to 11 institutions for admission to run his PhD program but got rejected by them all.

He had cried and almost given up but persevered.

Nigerian man who was rejected by 11 schools gets 5 offers from top foreign institutions, shares what he did
Man gets 5 offers from foreign institutions after being rejected 11 times Photo Credit: @adewaleopeoluw4
Source: Twitter

According to him, something had to be done differently. Opeoluwa took his rejections as opportunities for learning and took it upon himself to grow and it eventually paid off.

His tweet reads:

"Never give up!
"Two years ago I applied to 11 PhD programs and was rejected by all. I wept and wanted to give up but I chose to persevere!
"This year I got 5 PhD offers 3 from Johns Hopkins, Stanford and UoCambridge!
"I hope this motivates someone to keep pushing!"

His post got tons and tons of goodwill and congratulatory reactions. Others drew inspiration and motivation from his story.

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@GeoffHiggins8 commented:

"Oh wow ! Congrats ! I’m a foreign graduate in the US and I’m desperately trying to get into Nurse practitioner program with great difficulties bc my credentials are from the UK so I feel you ! Way to go tho !"

@CandiSandi said:

"I will bookmark this and always use I to encourage myself.
"I am going through something AK.ost similar,I am hoping for a success story soon.
"Thank you."

@DanaEAIAensari wrote:

"Today .. my PhD scholarship application got rejected. Reading this lifted me up a bit. Although the amount of frustration I feel rn is depressing me.
"I am happy for you, congratulations!"

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a first-class graduate who was rejected by Ghana Law School finally succeeds.

Coleman was among many students who failed to enter the School of Law after taking an entrance exam and attending an interview.

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Prior to his fate, he had graduated with a first-class degree in law from the University of Cape Coast after he studied political science and information studies at the University of Ghana.

Dr Coleman said that he even got the opportunity to prepare most of his classmates that made it to Makola so he was still at a loss as to why he did not pass.

Victor Duru is a journalist with more than three years of working experience in the media industry. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management Studies from Imo State University, where he was a Students' Union Government Director of Information. Victor is a Human Interest Editor, Strategic Content Creator and a Google-certified Digital Marketer. Connect with him on Twitter @DuruCVictor2


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