Emma Roberts Defers Enrollment at Sarah Lawrence College

Celebrity News Jan. 4, 2012 AT 4:16PM
Emma Roberts Defers Enrollment at Sarah Lawrence College Credit: Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic

Sarah Lawrence College will be without its most famous co-ed this semester -- Emma Roberts is deferring.

"She is taking time off to shoot two films," Roberts' rep tells Us Weekly.

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The Scream 4 star and English lit major began her freshman year in September 2011. When Us spoke to Roberts in November, the 20-year-old actress admitted she struggled to balance her busy schedule.

"It's a lot," Roberts admitted. "It's more the traveling that's the hard part, the going back and forth. I was just in L.A. and now I'm here in New York, and now I have to go back to L.A."

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What made Roberts decide to pursue higher education? "I just wanted to get away from everything for awhile and try something new, explore some other stuff," she said.

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Roberts -- who's still dating Glee's Chord Overstreet -- is slated to begin filming Spring Break (opposite Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez and James Franco) in early March.

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