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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