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Glamour Hosts 'A Brighter Future: A Global Conversation on Girls' Education' With First Lady Michelle Obama

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jYara Shahidi from Black-ish is coming to a point in her life where she’s ready for higher education. The young actress has applied to colleges all throughout the country and one of them on her list is Harvard, which is former first lady, Michelle Obama’s alma mater.

“I’ve been working more than half of my life and that’s always been balanced with school and all of the other responsibilities, so to have a year to focus on work and to focus on specified interests will be nice before I pick a career and choose what I want to study and my life path.”

Shahidi plans to double major in African-American studies and sociology.

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