16-year-old child prodigy on preparing to get her PhD this year

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Eugenie de Silva goes to school like most teenagers do, she’s just a few grades ahead of kids her age.

She is scheduled to receive her PhD this year from the University of Leicester, in England. This would only add to her already illustrious academic record.

After graduating from high school at the age of 11, de Silva began her undergraduate studies at the American Military University and then began her graduate studies at Harvard University at the age of 13.

At the age of fifteen, de Silva graduated with a Master’s degree in Intelligence Studies with a concentration in Intelligence Analysis from the American Military University. Eugenie then graduated with her second Master’s degree from the Harvard University Division of Continuing Education at the age of sixteen.

She joined the WGN Morning News to discuss what life is like for a child prodigy.

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