Emma Watson: College Is Really Important To Me

Emma Watson: College Is Really Important To Me

Emma Watson is loving the college life.

The 20-year-old sophomore student dished to Parade mag about keeping off the freshman 15, saying no to acting for now and learning to have fun in her life. Check it:

On her campus guilty pleasure: “Bagels–they’re the best thing ever! Americans just love variety; there’s so much choice, it’s overwhelming. But I love trying the blueberry and raisin and cinnamon bagels. Luckily, I exercise a lot.”

On getting offers thrown at her: “I get some amazing offers to act, and sometimes it’s hard to say, ‘No, I’m going to stay here and do my homework.’ People are like, ‘What do you mean she’s not available?’ I may do some theater next summer, but this college experience is really important to me, and I won’t give it up for anything. I’m not going to school just for the academics–I wanted to share ideas, to be around people who are passionate about learning.”

On learning to have fun: “Fun is something I’ve undervalued in the last 10 years. I never made time for it, yet it’s so important to your health and general happiness. I know it sounds ridiculous, but I have to learn to be good at having fun.”

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  • http://www.twitter.com/arie4youhavenoidea arie

    I a usually not jealous of any one because i believe everyone has a purpose in this like and we are all where we re supposed to bbe, BUT I AM SO JEALOUS! i wish i coul be her! raised in england, succesful actress ( i love acting) and know she’s able to have a college experience in one of the BEST universitys of the entire world!
    i am so jealous and also so happy for her, so happy to know that she actually realizes this and that she is enjoying it so much :)

  • abi

    she is the best
    the perfect hermione and i love her

  • Inahs

    now That’s a role model.

  • lala

    #3 – Completely agree. Reminds me of Natalie Portman. Amazing young women.

  • http://www.nkeeyahdunn.blogspot.com NKeeyah

    I love how she is worth millions of dollars and still is getting her education. Many young stars get rich and take their education for granted. In 20 years, their careers will be faded and they have no backup plan. This girl is smart! Getting an education is the best thing you can do in your life (I live by that). I want to be an actress as well, but I know I still need an education.

  • achoo

    I totally agree with her. Getting an Education is just one part of going to college, the experience is another. I will never forget my college experience it’s something that I’ll always cherish.

  • catherine

    she says she doesn’t accept any roles but she is currently filming my week with marylin?! does she think we are dumn or what? i hate when stars are lying!!

  • http://www.ankita-feels.blogspot.com Ankita

    she’s so classy, perfect blend of feminine and girly.

  • skye

    I love her! such an intelligent and smart girl. She will go far.

  • http://i594.photobucket.com/albums/tt21/evangeliap2808/Animations/21420161.gif headstrong.

    LOVE HER, she is such a good role model ♥

  • jjfan1

    Well, don’t have too much “fun.” lol! JK! You’ve lived most of your childhood w/ adult responsibilities so yeah, have fun. Learning is FUN.

  • nat88

    emma watson and daniel radcliffe are very smart,intelligent,funny,kind ve successfull young actors..i m sure they will successfull their carreer.i hope some serious directors discover this two wonderfull young actors.

  • milah

    @arie: i feel the same way! i wish i had her life. im jealous but not in an envious kind of way. she just has everything going for her.

  • itzabelduh!

    omg! she is amazing, famous and with money an still getting an education is just amazing!!!!! best role model ever!!!! instead of spending all her money on luxury or leisure shes using some of it for education which i think is admirable.

  • good-one

    She seems to garner some validation for relevance.

  • http://@fnrizka fnrizka

    Emmazing Emma… She has to be perfect role model for every young women.. Adore her so much.. Wish I had her passion for study, haha..

  • Jessyka

    Can I just remark on the sexist nature of this post? No note on where she’s going to school or what she’s studying, but how she’s staving off the freshman 15? Wowza

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  • maxie

    great girl! :)

  • Celia

    She is my role model.

  • daaa

    Emma Watson is elegance personified she’s soo lovely, i feel she’s among the most lovely role models in all of Hollywood
    You go girl!

  • Crystal

    I am in awe of her in every picture she takes..how can anyone be this perfect??

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