Where Did Rising Star Gracie Abrams Go To School?

Gracie Abrams is making waves with her second album The Secret of Us, which cemented her status as one of the biggest indie-pop stars of her generation. If you’re wondering what her academic journey looked like before she decided to give music a shot, we’re here with all the details you need.

Abrams was always destined for a career in the entertainment industry since she happens to be the daughter of the filmmaker J. J. Abrams and the film producer Katie McGrath. She’s been interested in music for as long as she can remember, and she started songwriting at the age of eight.

Abrams spent her formative years at the Archer School for Girls in West Los Angeles and graduated from high school in 2018. Following graduation, she enrolled at Barnard College, a women’s liberal arts college at Columbia University, where she studied international relations.

She decided to take a break from college during her freshman year to focus on music, but attending an all-women college was a time well-spent because it helped her find her voice.

“I’ve personally found that you’re removing a factor that is so real when you grow up as a girl – these social dynamics where there’s a certain se-ism. I felt zero fear or hesitation to raise my hand every single time I had a thought about anything,” she told Vanity Fair.

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