Photo Courtesy CNN
Photo Courtesy CNN

If you’re applying to college, you can spend hours crafting the perfect admissions essay. Or you can just write the same word 100 times.

It worked for Ziad Ahmed.
 
The Princeton, New Jersey, high school senior was recently admitted to Stanford University after writing #BlackLivesMatter 100 times in response to the application question, “What matters to you and why?”
 
Ahmed has been flooded with attention since posting his essay answer to Twitter on Saturday.
 
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