Hollywood's Secret Brainiacs

See how Brad Pitt, Lucy Liu and more made the grade in college! By Cara Lynn Shultz

BROOKE SHIELDS

Alma Mater: Princeton University
Major: French Literature
Did She Graduate? Yes. She earned her B.A. in 1987
Her admission to Princeton angered many students who thought she was just an actress getting a free ride (and prompted several editorials in the school paper). But her classmates finally took her seriously when she aced a psychology exam during her freshman year. "Three got A's, and I was one of them. They post grades at Princeton, so everyone saw it, and it gave me credibility," she told PEOPLE. "After that everyone wanted my notes."