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Emma Watson Takes a Leave From Brown University to Finish 'Harry Potter'

Emma Watson
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"I will still be working towards my degree... it's just going to take me a semester or two longer than I thought," she says.

Harry Potter star Emma Watson announced on her Website Monday that she will be taking a leave from Brown University to complete the Potter franchise and other acting roles. 

"As you know, I love Brown and I love studying pretty much more than anything but recently I've had so much to juggle that being a student AND fulfilling my other commitments has become a little impossible," writes the actress, 20, who had been studying literature.   "I've decided to take a bit of time off to completely finish my work on Harry Potter (the last one comes out this summer) and to focus on my other professional and acting projects. I will still be working towards my degree... it's just going to take me a semester or two longer than I thought : )   "Hope you are all well!" she goes on. "Thank you for all your continuing support."