Most high school seniors worry about actually getting into college, but Arianna Alexander just has to decide which school she wants to go to. The Chicago high school student received acceptance letters from 26 universities, including six Ivy League schools.
Alexander, who is this year's valedictorian at Kenwood Academy, not only has plenty of options -- she also doesn't have to worry about tuition. According to CBS Chicago, her acceptance letters also came with more than $3 million in scholarship offers.
"It started out as $500,000, then all the sudden it was $1.1 million," she told CBS.
Alexander's father encouraged her to apply to numerous schools since he knew another student from her high school had been offered more than $1 million a few years prior, ABC 7 Chicago says.
"I planted the seed in Arianna's mind that you can do the same thing," he said. "So when the process got started and a million was achieved... I said let's go for three and she did it."
Alexander graduated with a 5.1 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale, according to ABC. The youngest of four children, Alexander and her family say the scholarship fund is a blessing.
"I feel like it means I can afford college and I don't have to worry about it. I feel like that's an issue for a lot of people my age," she told ABC.
According to CBS, Alexander's $3 million in scholarship funds just might be a new record.