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Re: Sorry...names of early college grads
Thu Sep 6, 2007 7:16pm (XFF: unknown)

The only one you mentioned that bolsters your argument is Chien and as GG mentioned, we don't know how old he was when he began. As an aside, that was over a quarter of a century ago. I read somewhere that the Ivies or some of the Ivies have a policy not to accept students under a certain age. I will try to find this.

  • Sorry...names of early college gradsmcubed, Thu Sep 6 4:37pm
    Chi-Bin Chien, Ph.D. (b. 1965); B.A. 1981, Johns Hopkins University Erik Demaine, started college courses at 12, and received his doctorate at 20 and at the same age Steve Lu:Started studying at... more
    • Re: Sorry...names of early college grads — Hanna, Thu Sep 6 7:16pm
      • The age must not be anything above 15GG, Thu Sep 6 11:22pm
        http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070902/ap_on_re_us/young_ivy_leaguer That's a story about a 15-year-old girl who started at an Ivy college on Wednesday (of this year, not 40 years ago). But clearly some ... more
        • Re: The age must not be anything above 15Hanna, Fri Sep 7 6:38am
          I will try to find it, I have been Googling ---, as far as this girl, she is 15 and 1/2 which is, as you say, a different animal from a 12 year old.
    • Hanna has a point, thoughGG, Thu Sep 6 6:30pm
      Did Chi-Bin Chien start college at 12 or earlier? He graduated at 15 years, 7 months of age, but he might have finished his degree in under 2.5 years (it's not typical by any means, but some have... more
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