Oops - you are too young to attend university!

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Eight-year old Joao Victor Portelinha de Oliveira, who lives in Brazil, really wants to be a Federal Judge. He wants it so bad that he decided to sit for a law school entrance exam this year and see how he did. To his amazement, he not only passed the exam with flying colors, but also received an admission letter to attend a private university - The Univesidade Paulista.

However when Joao showed up on the first day of school with his dad, he was told - oops we made a big mistake! In order to attend the university, Joao has to first graduate from high school.

His parents are of course very proud of his achievement, though a little disappointed that Joao didn't even get to see the university campus.

They say that while Joao is smart and two classes ahead of this age in school - he is by no means a boring genius. He is just a normal boy who loves to read and study but also has lots of fun with his friends. The University said that Joao's performance was amazing, especially given his age. Joao found the test quite easy, saying he had only prepared for it the week before.

While Joao is certainly a very smart child, the Brazilian Bar Association is a little worried that maybe the standard of admission in some of the private law schools may be too low - and have started an investigation. Meanwhile, Joao is back in his fifth-grade class, still dreaming of his future as a Federal Judge.

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79 Comments
  • android7
    android7Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 5:52 pm
    I WANT TO BE THAT SMART
    • bean_boy
      bean_boyMonday, April 2, 2018 at 6:53 pm
      Cool!
      • cathyThursday, March 8, 2018 at 3:14 am
        Wow! Smart kiddo, he could attend uni!
        • gothfren
          gothfrenMonday, November 20, 2017 at 4:09 pm
          That is like so unfair.
          • angie33
            angie33Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 6:26 am
            wow
            • joeycollin13
              joeycollin13Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 8:37 am
              I belive he is that smart that he could get in law school one cool kid
              • MysteriosoMonday, December 19, 2016 at 11:55 am
                I don´t believe he was THAT smart.
                • ms10753
                  ms10753Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 5:59 pm
                  SO UNFAIR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                  • lyricboom
                    lyricboomTuesday, May 17, 2016 at 8:34 pm
                    That is messed up u should do what u want to
                    • sport372
                      sport372Monday, May 16, 2016 at 5:18 pm
                      That's sad get all excited to go and then oops to young bye bye
                      • ms10753
                        ms10753Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 6:00 pm
                        I TOTALLY AGREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!