Just Like You and Me

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According to a sort of photo essay piece by Lindsay Dittman at the Huffington Post “the stars” too send their children to college:

See a familiar face on campus? It might be Michael Jordan’s son, Tiger Woods’s niece or Stephen Spielberg’s daughter. Celebrity children need educations, too, and here is where some of them go to get them.

Now one might think that with unlimited funds and a vast array of American colleges to choose from, the children and relatives of celebrities would attend many, many different schools. Well, sort of. While there’s some diversity (relatives of athletic superstars, for instance, tend to matriculate at college with top sports programs) the whole list seems to be suspiciously weighted toward one 250-year-old Baptist school in Providence, Rhode Island. [Image via]

Daniel Luzer

Daniel Luzer is the news editor at Governing Magazine and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. Find him on Twitter: @Daniel_Luzer