Maggie Gyllenhaal Dissed By Yale

Maggie Gyllenhaal

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Maggie Gyllenhaal

If you’ve ever been the sad recipient of an Ivy League rejection letter, you’re in glitzy company.

Maggie Gyllenhaal has revealed that she was turned down by Yale and wait-listed at Columbia. “I wanted to go to Yale, but they didn’t accept me,” she told Gotham in their June 28 issue. “Columbia didn’t accept me at first, either — they put me on the wait list. Once I was there, I realized I wouldn’t have finished college if I weren’t in the city.”

Catch Maggie, self-proclaimed almost-college-drop-out, in “White House Down.” Take that, Yale!

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