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A 13-year-old girl was accepted into a medical school program just one year after graduating from high school. Video Above: The 10 College Majors With the High Starting PayAlena Analeigh Wicker shared the news on Instagram with her more than 20,000 followers recently. “I’ve worked so hard to achieve my goals and live my dreams. Mom I did it,” the teenager posted under a photo of her program acceptance letter. She has been accepted into the Burroughs Wellcome Scholars Early Access Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Heersink School of Medicine, the school confirmed in a statement to CNN. The program is a partnership between the medical school and HBCUs across Alabama and provides early admission to students who meet the requirements for admission and enrollment, according to their website. Alena posted on Instagram that she graduated from high school last year at the age of 12 years old and has already amassed a list of impressive accomplishments. In an interview with the Washington Post, she said, “I’m still a normal 13-year-old.” But not exactly. She is currently a student at both the University of Arizona and Oakwood University, earning two separate undergraduate degrees in biological sciences, according to the Washington Post. And yet, how does he do it all at such a young age?’ I just have extremely good time management skills and I’m very disciplined,” she told the Washington Post. She also created “The Brown STEM Girl,” to engage, empower and educate girls of color in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math, according to her website. The Brown STEM Girl Foundation honors the legacy of Katherine Johnson, a pioneer for African-American mathematicians at NASA. Alena keeps the public updated on her journey by posting on her Instagram and Facebook page where she expresses her love and passion for STEM, NASA and Legos. Alena’s mother told the Washington Post that she noticed her daughter’s intellect since the science buff was a toddler.”Alena was gifted,” said her mother, Daphne McQuarter. “It was just how she did things and how advanced she was. She was reading chapter books.”

A 13-year-old girl was accepted into a medical school program just one year after graduating from high school.

Video above: The 10 College Majors With the Highest Starting Fees

Alena Analeigh Wicker shared the news on Instagram with more than 20,000 followers recently.

“I’ve worked so hard to achieve my goals and live my dreams. Mom I did it,” the teenager posted under a photo of her program acceptance letter.

She has been accepted into the Burroughs Wellcome Scholars Early Access Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Heersink School of Medicine, the school confirmed in a statement to CNN.

The program is a partnership between the medical school and HBCUs across Alabama and provides early admission to students who meet the requirements for admission and enrollment, according to their website.

Alena posted on Instagram that he graduated from high school last year at the age of 12 and has already amassed a list of impressive achievements.

In an interview with the Washington Post, she said, “I’m still a normal 13-year-old.”

But not enough. She is currently a student at both Arizona State University and Oakwood University earning two separate undergraduate degrees in biological sciences, according to the Washington Post.

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13-year-old Alena Analeigh was accepted into a medical school program just a year after graduating high school.

And yet, how does he manage to do it all at such a young age?

“I just have extremely good time management skills and I’m very disciplined,” she told the Washington Post.

She also created The Brown STEM Girl, to engage, empower and educate girls of color in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math; according to its website.

The Brown STEM Girl Foundation honors it legacy of Kathryn Johnsonpioneer for African-American mathematicians at NASA;

Alena keeps the public updated on her journey by posting on her Instagram and Facebook page where she expresses her love and passion for STEM, NASA and Legos.

Alena’s mother told the Washington Post that she noticed her daughter’s intellect since the science buff was a toddler.

“Alena was gifted,” said her mother, Daphne McQuarter. “It was just how she did things and how advanced she was. She was reading chapter books.”

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