Monday, 22 May, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg flashes back to Harvard acceptance

Mark Zuckerberg teen Facebook
Jo Caldwell | 19 May, 2017, 23:22

Mark Zuckerberg has revealed the moment he found out he was accepted to Harvard and shared it on - where else, Facebook.

The video shows a pajama-clad Zuckerberg sitting on his bed and checking his email on a computer.

He initially tried to push the camera away before he celebrated with a quiet: "Yay, I got accepted".

The 33-year-old is set to deliver a commencement speech at Harvard next week, and is expected to receive an honorary degree.

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This week, ahead of his return to Harvard to finally nab that degree and inspire the class of 2017, he posted a video his father took of him when he received his acceptance from the school.

"Are you serious?!" which prompted another lethargic and affirmative response from Mark Zuckerberg.

While at Harvard, Mark Zuckerberg created what would become the world's most popular social network. "I got accepted", were the words he first said when he found he got accepted into the elite university. Zuckerberg, who enrolled in Harvard College in 2002, dropped out after two years without completing his degree.

In a comment, Zuckerberg added, "Before I went to college, my mom bet me I'd drop out and my younger sister bet me she'd finish college before me".

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