Singer Mary J. Blige has been hitting the books hard!

Blige announced during a recent appearance on “Good Morning America” that she has received her GED diploma and been accepted into Howard University. This comes as great news for the Grammy Award-winning singer who dropped out of high school as a teenager.

Peep video footage of Mary J’s announcement below:

Congrats Mary….it’s always good to see people wanting to better themselves even when they don’t really need it!