From Mindy Kaling to Mary-Kate Olsen, 10 Fashion Girls’ Surprising College Majors
What someone chooses to study in college can shed a lot of light onto what kind of person they are—what excites them, engages them, or simply what they’re good at. With that in mind, we decided to find out what some of our favorite stars’ majors were in college. While some were a bit obscure, like cuisine, and others were more expected, like playwriting, they were all equally fascinating to us. Scroll through to learn a little more about these leading ladies with degrees.
When we heard her killer speech on gender equality, we had Watson pinned for a Gender Studies major. But it also makes sense that she would choose to refine her English literature skills at Brown University after playing one of the protagonists in quite possibly the best book-to-film adaptations ever.
Fun fact: Jones was in the same high school graduating class as both Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton. We aren’t sure what their superlatives were, but hers was “Most Likely to Succeed,” and she definitely lived up to it, majoring in Philosophy and Religion at Harvard and then proceeding to star in hilarious TV shows like Parks and Recreation.
Are you super surprised by any of these stars’ college majors? Sound off in the comments section below!