WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s daughter Malia will take a year off after high school and attend Harvard University in 2017.

The White House announced the news on Sunday.

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Malia is the eldest of the Obamas’ two daughters. She’s 17 and a senior at the exclusive Sidwell Friends School in the District of Columbia.

She’s set to graduate high school in June, then celebrate her 18th birthday on the Fourth of July.

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Obama recently said he turned down an invitation to speak at Malia’s high school graduation because his emotions would get the best of him.

Malia visited at least a dozen public and private colleges during her search. Among them were Princeton and Harvard, where her parents earned degrees.

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