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An Olympic skater commits to Yale.

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“Going to Yale next fall is the goal right now. I am going to Bulldog Days, where I will talk about everything and try to figure things out.”

—Figure skater and Olympic medalist Nathan Chen, in an April 3 interview with about whether he can balance a college career and a skating career. Chen’s representative confirmed to Time that the current world champion has accepted a place in the Class of 2022.

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