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Like Many Other Stars, Miley Cyrus Not Going to College

Miley Cyrus hasn't been enrolled in traditional schools for at least six years now, and that isn't about to change any time soon. In a radio interview, Miley said she isn't planning on enrolling in college . . . at least for now. She said, "My sister went to [school] in Nashville, so I'd probably want to be there with all my friends, but I'm not gonna go to college right now. 

"I am a firm believer that you can go back at any age you want, because my grandma went back to college at 62 years old."

Other stars who never made it through college:

Kevin Bacon, actor, singer, songwriter. High school dropout.

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Pearl Bailey, singer, actress. Dropped out of high school.

Josephine Baker, singer, actress, dancer. High school dropout.

Lucille Ball, actress, comedienne, producer. Co-founder of Desilu Studios. Bought out her husband's share to become the first woman to own and run a production studio. Dropped out of high school.

Julie Andrews Oscar-winning actress, singer, author. Dropped out of high school.

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Jennifer Aniston, actress. Never attended college.

Louis Armstrong, jazz musician, singer. Dropped out of high school.

Brooke Astor, wealthy socialite, author, philanthropist. Dropped out of high school.

John Jacob Astor,
multimillionaire businessman. America's first multimillionaire. High school dropout.

Chet Atkins, country singer, author. High school dropout.

Jane Austen, novelist. She and her sister attended schools in Oxford, Southampton, and Reading until the age of 11. After that time, their father taught them at home. Did not attend college.

Gene Autry, singing cowboy, actor, songwriter, producer, businessman, author, baseball team owner. High school dropout.

Richard Avedon, photographer. High school dropout.

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Willy Aybar, baseball player. High school dropout.

Dan Aykroyd, actor, comedian. Dropped out of Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

Tom Anderson, co-founder of MySpace. A high school dropout.

Dhirubhai Ambani, billionaire Indian businessman. High school dropout.

Wally “Famous” Amos, multimillionaire cookie entrepreneur, author, talent agent. Dropped out of high school at the age of 17 to join the U.S. Air Force.

Edward Albee, playwright. Dropped out of Trinity College after three semesters.

Jack Albertson, Oscar-winning actor. High school dropout.

Paul Allen, billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, founder of Xiant software, owner of Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trailblazers. Dropped out of Washington State to start up Microsoft with Bill Gates.

Peter Allen, singer, songwriter, composer. High school dropout.

Ben Affleck, actor, screenwriter. Left the University of Vermont after one semester; then dropped out of Occidental College to pursue acting.

Andre Agassi, tennis player, winner of 8 Grand Slam titles. Quit school in the ninth grade and turned tennis pro at the age of 16. His father would drive the kids to school but, instead, actually took them to local tennis courts to practice.

Christina Aguilera, singer, songwriter. High school dropout.

Danny Aiello,
actor. Dropped out of high school at the age of 16 to join the army. Later received a high school equivalency degree.

See the rest of the list here.


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