Danielle Fishel took to Tumblr to announce to her followers that at 31, she’s proud to officially call herself a college graduate.

Four years ago, Fishel, the former star of Boy Meets World, made the decision to go back and pursue earning her degree. Despite initial hesitations regarding her age and ability to recall simple math equations, Fishel made a valiant go of it. "I persevered and sometimes I wasn't the oldest person in class, some of the whisperers became good friends, and I did so well in math, I even became a tutor. And that is how I met my fiancé," Fishel revealed.

The fiancé in question is Tim Belusko. Fishel has been tweeting about their engagement since July. On Dec. 12, she wrote, "If I had my way, my wedding reception might just be 3-4 hours of Usher's music.”

Fishel revealed that both she and her husband-to-be worked long hours while completing their college studies, and urges those thinking about going back to school to make the leap. “You will lose a lot of social time (shout outs to all my friends I’ve barely seen in the last 4 years!) and you will wonder why you decided to do this whole school thing again. But you will gain so much more in the long run,” the star wrote.

Just weeks ago, Fishel made headlines with the announcement of her new TV show Girl Meets World, where she will reprise her role as Topanga Lawrence alongside Ben Savage’s Cory Matthews. The series spinoff will center on their teenage daughter Riley and will air on the Disney Channel.

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