13 Child Stars Who Went On To Earn A Degree

13 Child Stars Who Went On To Earn A Degree

When you're professionally accomplished as a child, where do you go from there? For some child stars, the answer was “college.” Here are 13 children who went the unusual path of “actor” to “student.”

Hallie Eisenberg

The Pepsi Girl Hallie Eisenberg was America's Adorable Sweetheart in the 90s, but she still went to American University and studied international studies. Nowadays, she's probably best known as Jesse Eisenberg's little sister. CRACKED.COM

Source: Popcrush

Jodie Sweetin

Jodie Sweetin The Full House star graduated from Chapman University in 2005. She battled alcoholism and drug addiction while in college, but it was there she was inspired to attend her first 12-step program. CRACKED.COM

Source: E News!

Dylan and Cole Sprouse

Dylan and Cole Sprouse - - The twins were well-established on the Disney Channel when they both decided to attend NYU. Dylan graduated with a focus in video game design while Cole completed an archaeology major. CRACKED.COM

Source: E News

Mayim Bialik

Mayim Bialik The Blossom star took a 12-year break from acting to receive her bachelors then doctorate in neuroscience from UCLA. CRACKED.COM

Source: UCLA

Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster Foster had an Oscar nomination when she was only 12 years old, but she attended Yale University, graduating magna cum laude with a degree in literature. During college, she was in five movies to help pay for her education. CRACKED.COM

Source: Yale News

Jeff McMahon, The Goonies

Chunk from The Goonies Jeff McMahon went to University of California, Berkeley to study business. The Goonies' director paid for his college education. McMahon now has an entertainment firm in LA. CRACKED.COM

Source: Variety


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