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Tyra Banks 'Freaked Out' About Living in Dormitory

March 16, 2011 (5:08 am) GMT
Recalling her first time at Harvard University, the supermodel admits she 'freaked out' about living in the dorm, but still says she 'misses' her friends every time a term ends.

Supermodel is getting the full college experience while studying business at Harvard University, she's living in a dorm. The "" host, who formed her own production company Bankable Productions years ago, has revealed she has gone back to school in order to sharpen her skills and better prepare herself as a leader of the brand.

"I feel I have to in order to grow my business," she tells late night TV host . "People like Sir Richard Branson and Walt Disney, these people have created these brands and businesses from scratch. So I look to them as role models. I want to grow my company."

And the former Victoria's Secret model insists she hasn't received any preferential treatment due to her superstar status, "We do live in dorms. I have my own room. So I have my own bedroom but we share a kitchen, a living room, a study area. It's mandatory dorms. I freaked out in the beginning."

"I was like, 'Oh yes, I'm going to Harvard and I'll be at the Four Seasons down the street.' And they were like, 'Girl, you're going to be living in dorms.' I was like, 'What?' I freaked, freaked, freaked out. And now I wouldn't have it any other way. It's like summer camp!"

"Every time a term ends I get withdrawals and I get attitude for like three months because I miss my friends, I miss my professors, it's like a bubble."

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