High school seniors’ reactions to Ivy League admissions decisions ranged from pure joy to despair

Thousands of high school seniors learned if they were accepted into their dream schools around 5 p.m. on Thursday.

Their reactions reflected a range of emotions as they posted their fate to social media accounts:

First, the ecstatic ones:


To the sadness:

And those who took their rejections with a little humour:



There are also the lucky ones who are #blessed and have a tough choice to make:




 Some took to Twitter to support their friends:



 And the new admits were welcomed by their communities:


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