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Tyra Banks On Why She's Attending Harvard Business School

Tyra Banks On Why She's Attending Harvard Business School

>> Last month, it was reported that Tyra Banks has been attending Harvard Business School. But she's apparently been enrolled since last year, in the Owner/President Management Program for entrepreneurs, which requires its students to participate in intensive three-week sessions costing $31,000 a year for three years. So why has Banks undertaken the course study, despite her multimillion-dollar empire? "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," she explains. "It's pretty exclusive. It's quite expensive. But, I feel like it is worth it. I feel like it is so, so worth it."

As for those surprised at her Harvard enrollment, she says: "[When it] got out that I was in school at Harvard . . . 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."

And tomorrow, she launches her new online magazine, TypeF.com — "her biggest publishing venture to date" promising "thousands of articles containing wardrobe, hair, and makeup tips for women of all shapes, sizes, and ethnicities," The Cut reports.

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