Pop Minute

Home    Photos    Videos    What's on TV Tonight 
 
  

Tyra Banks Attending Harvard Business School

Tyra Banks says she's been attending Harvard Business School since last year.

"In order for my company to grow and be the best, and to reach these women, and to serve them, I needed the best. So I went to the best," the 37-year-old Banks tells CBS News.

"I get mixed reactions. There are little facial expressions. The chin goes back, like, 'Really?'"

Banks, who started modeling at age 17, says she's been wanting to back to college for years.

"And the day that I put college on hold because I got discovered to go to Paris and try this whole modeling thing, it was one of the most difficult decisions of my entire life."

"I gave myself a year to be a supermodel. And I said if it doesn't happen, I'm going back to school."

"It's pretty exclusive. It's quite expensive. But, I feel like it is worth it," Banks says of the $31,000 a year program, which sees her spend three weeks on campus a year. "$1,750 day but I feel like it is so, so worth it."

"I'm underestimated all the time. Like I feel like I kind of live with the wind at my face. I still feel that."

It's like, well, oh my god, why is a model going to Harvard? But that's actually a good thing, because when people have low expectations, you're just constantly going, "Ta-da!' And they're like, 'Wow.' It doesn't take a lot to wow them when they have low expectations."

March 15, 2011 |

Related Posts
  Tyra Banks Returning As Host Of 'America's Next Top Model'
  Tyra Banks To Teach Business Class At Stanford University
  Tyra Banks To Star In NBC's $1 Million Business Competition Series 'Funded'
  Tyra Banks Announces 'America's Next Top Model' To End
  Mom Of 15-Year-Old Girl Sues Tyra Banks Over 'Sex Addict' Show
  Janice Dickinson Doesn't Believe Tyra Banks' 'Top Model' Apology
  Tyra Banks Apologizes For 'Smallest Waist' 'Top Model' Promo
  Tyra Banks Ending Her Syndicated Talk Show
  Tyra Banks' Stalker Found Guilty Of Harassing Tyra Banks




© Copyright & Privacy Policy Pop Minute. All rights reserved. | Feedback


 

 
TJ Miller Won't Return To HBO's 'Silicon Valley' For Fifth Season
'Baywatch' Movie Called 'Good For Celeb-Ogling, But Not Much Else'
Conan O'Brien Works Out With Wonder Woman Gal Gadot
Bryan Cranston Collects Royalty Money For 'Malcolm in the Middle' Whistling
Jamie Foxx Does Broadway and Opera In Fallon's 'Musical Genre Challenge'
Oscar Isaac Happy He Had Late Carrie Fisher Slap Him In Upcoming 'Star Wars'
The 'Veep' Cast Tell Conan About The Show's Most Hurtful Insults
Ellie Kemper Says The Sight Of Allison Williams' Face Makes Her Baby Happy
Mark Sheppard Confirms He's Leaving 'Supernatural' Following Finale

Latest Photos (bikini babes)

   

Bella Thorne | Ximena Cordoba | Kristina Peric | Melissa Satta