Soumil Singh is turning down 10 of the top universities in the world, including at least four Ivy League schools.

Soumil Singh is turning down 10 of the top universities in the world, including at least four Ivy League schools.

Meet the young New Zealander who is turning down 10 of the top universities in the world, including at least four Ivy League schools.

Soumil Singh, 18, from Hamilton East, has narrowed down his top choices to Harvard, Stanford or the University of Pennsylvania – rejecting, “I think, four other Ivy League schools” he was accepted into and a prestigious scholarship to Duke University in North Carolina.

The former Hamilton Boys’ High School pupil is among an increasing number of New Zealand students being accepted into some of the most elite universities in the world.