STUDENTS

YMCO’s class of 2014 has distinguished itself by having more acceptances to Ivy League schools than any graduating class in the history of the program. These are some interesting statistics:

 

 14 seniors were accepted to attend more than 140 universities and conservatories, across America.

 

 2 out of 14 seniors were accepted to multiple Ivy League Schools – Brown, Columbia and Yale.

 

 2 out of 14 seniors were accepted to Columbia – 1 will attend Columbia, on a full scholarship.

 

 1 out of 14 seniors will attend Yale, on a substantial scholarship.

 

 86,000 students applied to UCLA, 6,000 were accepted.  6 YMCO students were accepted to UCLA.  2 YMCO students will attend UCLA on full scholarships-Andrew Endo & Judy Fontanilla.

 

1 YMCO senior, Akintunde Ahmad, was featured in an article in the San Francisco Chronicle for being accepted to 3 Ivy League Schools and many others, with full or substantial scholarships.  He appeared on the Ellen Degeneres Show and received a $15,000 check to assist with his college fees.

 

The “Top Gun Award” for the highest GPA for the class goes to: Akintunde Ahmad, who has a 5.0 GPA.

 

 The “Top Gun Award” for the highest SAT score for the class goes to:  Monte Metal, who scored 2200 on the SAT.

 

 The “Million Dollar Baby” award for garnering the highest number of scholarships goes to:  Akintunde Ahmad.

Graduates of the Young Musicians Choral Orchestra™ are currently attending or recently graduated from the following schools, on full or very substantial scholarships. 

 

Brown University

 

Columbia University

Colombia University Graduate School of Journalism

 

Harvard University

 

Yale University

 

Stanford University

 

UC Berkeley 

 

Juilliard School

 

Manhattan School of Music

 

University of Michigan School of Music

 

University of Michigan School of Engineering

 

San Francisco Conservatory

 

Oberlin Conservatory

 

The New School

 

Berklee School of Music

 

The Cleveland Institute

 

The Colburn School

 

Howard University

 

Smith College

 

Wellesley College

 

Williams College

 

UC Berkeley

 

UC Davis 

 

UC Santa Cruz 

UC Irvine 

UC San Diego 

 

UC Santa Barbara

University of South California

 

University of the Pacific

 

Cal State East Bay

University of the Pacific 

 

San Francisco State 

 

San Jose State

 

Sonoma State

 

Los Angeles City College 

 

California Institute for the Arts 

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