Tyra Banks Is Enrolled at Harvard Business School
Tyra Banks has been attending Harvard Business School since last year. Enrolled in the Harvard Owner/President Management Program, the model turned mogul, 37, is intent on building her business savvy. "It's pretty exclusive," she told CBS News.
Pricey, too. Banks is shelling out $31,000 a year to spend just three weeks on campus over three years. "But I feel like it is so, so worth it," she said. "In order for my company to grow and be the best, and to reach these women, and to serve them, I needed the best. So I went to the best."
The ex-Victoria's Secret stunner has been interested in going back to school since dropping out of Loyola Marymount University to pursue modeling at age 17. "The day I put college on hold because I got discovered ... was one of the most difficult decisions of my entire life," she said.
So how do classmates react to the model-student? "I get mixed reactions," she said. "There are little facial expressions. ... The chin goes back, like, 'Really?' ... It's like, why is a model going to Harvard? But that's actually a good thing, because when people have low expectations, you're just constantly going, 'Ta-da!' And they're like, 'Wow.' It doesn't take a lot to wow them."
RELATED ON WONDERWALL & MSN:
RELATED ON USMAGAZINE.COM:
Fergie, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Heidi Klum all get an F on this week's Fashion Offenders.Watch Video »
Diva Double Date
Beyonce and Alicia Keys double date with their famous hubbies on today's Celebs Gone Social.Watch Video »
Where Are They?
See what the cast of "American Beauty" is up to today.Watch Video »
J.Lo's Mini Me
Jennifer Lopez shares an adorable photo of her look-alike daughter, plus more celebritots on social media on today's Celebs Gone Social.Watch Video »
Prince Harry, Jessica Alba and more stars who threw out the first pitch at baseball games.Watch Video »
Sofia Vergara poses in a revealing neon bikini while her "Modern Family" castmates hit the beach in Australia on Celebs Gone Social.Watch Video »