Richie met her childhood BFF Paris Hilton while the two tots were enrolled in kindergarten together at The Buckley School, a pricey, college prep day school famous for its rigorous curriculum and its student body. (Other notable alumni include Alyssa Milano, Matthew Perry and Kimberly Stewart). Richie graduated high school from Montclair College Preparatory School spent two years at University of Arizona, where she studied arts and media, before dropping out. "I felt like I experienced college…I'm over it. I like Hollywood better," she said.