Tanishq Abraham, 12 Accepted At UC Santa Cruz And UC Davis!


Tanishq Abraham, 12, intends to become a doctor by the time he turns 18, and judging by how things are going for this young Indian-American boy, he may become one well before his 18th birthday.

Abraham was congratulated by President Obama for becoming the youngest ever to graduate from a U.S. college, but if that's not enough to impress you, he has been accepted to two distinguished university campuses.

The 12-year-old prodigy has been accepted to University of California (UC) and earned a regents to University of California, Santa Cruz. The Sacramento, California native is yet to make up his mind as far as the university he wants to enroll is concerned.

While talking to CBC Sacramento television station recently, Abraham noted that he'll probably be 18 when he gets his medical degree (MD). He said he is just like other kids who want to play with video games, and not just microscopes. He added that he likes to learn.

Whether he decides to enroll in UC Santa Cruz or UC Davis, Abraham will be a junior transfer student, FirstPost reported.

Abraham, who has earned associate's degree from American River College in an array of subjects including foreign language studies, physical science, science, and maths started community college at the age of 7.

While some students were excited to study with a 12-year-old kids, others were intimidated by the idea of a kid accompanying them in college.

Apparently, even the lecturer did not approve of a 12-year-old attending the class. One of the professors who agreed, laid down a condition that his mother, who is a veterinary doctor tagged along with him to class, StoryPick reported.

According to a biology professor, Abraham who is originally from Kerala, India and took root in the U.S. with his family, did not cease asking questions and always seemed interested in learning new things.

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