Glimpse into Malia Obama's College Years and Why She Didn't Take Her Mom Michelle's Advice

Let's take a closer look at what life resembles for Malia Obama at Harvard University, and why her mother Michelle Obama said her daughter hasn't followed her wise words.

The eldest daughter of Barack and Michelle began her undergrad career at the prestigious Ivy League school in 2017 after having a gap year following her high school graduation.

"Are you gonna take it in my face like an animal in a cage?"

Malia Obama attends the turkey pardoning ceremony, November 2015 | Photo: Getty Images

Malia Obama attends the turkey pardoning ceremony, November 2015 | Photo: Getty Images

It appears Malia has been having fun, trying different things with her look, and dating at Harvard. She even made her way into a music video for Harvard band New Dakotas' song "Walking on Air."

Meanwhile, similar to each mother of a college-bound freshman, Michelle offered her girl some guidance. However, Malia didn't heed her mom's insightful words. 

"Don't wind up on Page Six," is the thing that the former first lady told her daughter.

Malia Obama at the Made In America festival, September 2016 | Photo: Getty Images

Malia Obama at the Made In America festival, September 2016 | Photo: Getty Images

In 2017, Malia always popped up on the media outlet's pages while living in New York and hitting hot spots, for example, Up&Down, Happy Ending, and Montauk's Surf Lodge. She additionally showed up in items from Sundance, Aspen, Colo., and Lollapalooza.

When Malia moved into her dorm at Harvard, numerous individuals at the school were eager to see her. Some in the area even hurried to take photographs of the former president's daughter. However, Malia isn't delighted.

The Obamas walk through Lafayette Park to St John's Church, October 2013 | Photo: Getty Images

The Obamas walk through Lafayette Park to St John's Church, October 2013 | Photo: Getty Images

In the footage shared by TMZ, Malia can be seen clapping back at a lady who attempted to get a snap of her.

"Are you gonna take it in my face like an animal in a cage?" she said.

USA Today reported that Malia is part of a notable Harvard class where the "majority of the students are non-white."

Malia Obama attends a State Dinner at the White House March, 2016 | Photo: Getty Images

Malia Obama attends a State Dinner at the White House March, 2016 | Photo: Getty Images

According to Harvard's website, the class of 2021 is contained of 50.8 percent minorities that include students who are African American, Asian American, Hispanic or Latino, and Native American or Pacific Islander.

In an interview with BBC, Harvard spokesperson Rachael Dane said that the university is "committed to enrolling diverse classes of students."

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