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Do you recognize these stars?

BACK-TO-SCHOOL

The former first lady’s accolades are impressive: She graduated from Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago and went on to attend Princeton and Harvard.

Michelle Obama

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It’s the young D-O-double G. Yes, even Snoop Dogg was once a high school student, though his name then was Calvin Broadus.

Snoop Dogg

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The Hidden Figures star was even glamorous in high school. She was destined for Hollywood with those shades.

Taraji P. Henson

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Before dropping out to pursue acting, the Easy A actress attended an all-girls high school in Arizona.

Emma Stone

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She spread her wings and learned how to fly after American Idol, but before that, she was writing songs as a Texas middle schooler.

Kelly Clarkson

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The Big Little Lies actress has always been a cutie. She hasn’t changed much since sixth grade.

Reese Witherspoon

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Music has been a part of the country singer’s life from a young age. He started playing guitar when he was just 6 years old!

Keith Urban

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McConaughey was voted “Most Handsome” in high school. Can’t say we’re surprised.

Matthew McConaughey

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She may have played queen bee Regina George in Mean Girls, but during her actual high school years, McAdams was a drama kid.

Rachel McAdams

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Affleck was already channeling his stud attitude as a senior in high school.

Ben Affleck

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