The long-awaited political news of the year is here. Malia Obama, perhaps the coolest Obama, has announced her university pick, that bastion of crimson smugness, Harvard University.
But there’s a twist! According to the Associated Press, the elder Obama sister will be taking a year off before attending.
BREAKING: White House: Malia Obama to take a year off before attending Harvard University in 2017.— The Associated Press (@AP) May 1, 2016
Both Barack and Michelle Obama attended law school at Harvard, it’s worth noting. Malia’s much-speculated college application process had become a better race than the current presidential one—or at least a less awful one.
It’s not yet clear what Malia will do with her “gap year,” as the kids call it. Travel? Volunteering? Waiting tables? Only time will tell.