8. She graduated from NYU in 2010.

Before she ever played the Boston University student Erica Albright in The Social Network (pictured above), Rooney attended the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University. Her previous eye-opening experience of touring the globe with The Traveling School, following her high school graduation, was a precursor to her interest in focusing on psychology, international social policy, and nonprofit at NYU.