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The Wade quadruplets are not separating anytime soon. They're headed to Yale.

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UPDATE May 2 2:19 p.m.:

 It's official. The Wade quadruplets are staying together and attending Yale in the fall, with what was described as an "extraordinary" financial aid package, which no other college could beat, NBC News reported. 

The decision for three of the quadruplets was easy, saying the college treated them like "family." But, Aaron Wade, was also highly considering Stanford University. 

"There was a part of me that didn't want to like the school because it would make my decision easy," he said. "Alas, that didn't happen. I loved it as well."

"But at the end of the day, Yale made sense logistically and it's an amazing school," said Aaron. "I don't regret my decision even though right now it kind of feels like a sacrifice."

ORIGINAL STORY:  Imagine going to the doctor's and finding out you are expecting quadruplets. 

Then imagine your quadruplets receiving college acceptance letters from two of the most prestigious universities in the country. 

For the Wade family, it was no dream, but a reality.

According to the Washington Post, the four brothers--Nigel, Zach, Aaron and Nick--were attending track practice in Ohio last week when they discovered they were all accepted into Harvard and Yale. 

“We’re still in shock, honestly,” Aaron said this week. “I don’t think it has sunk in yet.”


“I just felt blessed at that moment,” Nigel said. “It was an unreal feeling, I guess.”


The high school brothers spoke of their shock when they realized that shared similar fate.

“Honestly, to have one child from a family be accepted to a school like this is amazing,” Zach said. “But for all four to be accepted I just don’t, I don’t know how it happened.”


Interestingly, this isn't the first time a set of quadruplets received acceptance letters to the same school. The New York Times reported that Kenny, Martina, Ray and Carol Crouch received acceptance letters from Yale, which they ended up attending.

The Wade brothers, however, are uncertain if they'll end up attending the same university.

“We really don’t know. We still have to make those decisions,” Nick said. “We’re just shocked. We still don’t believe that we got in.” 

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