Sometimes we forget that celebrities are just like us (except the Kardashians—they came out of the womb #famous) and at one time in their life they went to college where they studied, and sometimes earned, degrees in a variety of subjects—yes, besides acting. Here, a look at celebs and their alma maters, proving that they too pulled all-nighters, drank too much alcohol, and griped about their meal plans.More
Poehler graduated from Boston College with a bachelor's degree in media and communications. She was a member of the college's improvisational comedy troupe called My Mother's Fleabag.
At the 2014 Golden Globes, Poehler made a joke about her time at Boston College when she linked it to a nominee of the award she was giving.
"Masters of Sex is the degree I got from Boston College," she said, high-fiving Tina Fey.
University of Pennsylvania
After succeeding in many areas in high school (he was student-body president and prom king), Legend was offered admission to Harvard University and scholarships to Georgetown University and Morehouse College. However, he decided to attend the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied English with an emphasis on African American literature.
At college, Legend served as president and musical director of a co-ed jazz and pop a cappella group called Counterparts.