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

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

America Ferrera

America Ferrera The actor took ten years to graduate from the University of Southern California. She had a pretty good excuse as she took a break to star on Ugly Betty. CRACKED.COM

Source: US Magazine

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

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman Natalie Portman was already a huge star when she decided to go to Harvard University. She even earned the highest grade in her Neuropsychology and the Law class. CRACKED.COM

Source: The Crimson

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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