Angelina Jolie drops Maddox off at college: 'I'm trying not to cry'

PHOTO: Maddox Jolie-Pitt, and Angelina Jolie attend the "First They Killed My Father" premiere during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival at Princess of Wales Theatre on September 11, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. PlayJ. Merritt/WireImage/Getty Images
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Oscar-winner Angelina Jolie dropped off her oldest son Maddox at college this week and did her best not to break down at this major milestone in his life.

The young man turned 18 this month and will be attending Yonsei University in South Korea.

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Obviously she couldn't walk around the campus without fans stopping her.

And when they did, they asked how long she'd be in town.

"I leave today. Today’s the day ... I’m trying not to cry," she said.

She added that it "seems like a great school" and is excited to see her boy blossom in college.

The actress grinned ear-to-ear with pride for her son.

She even stopped and took a photo with fans. Maddox is sure to be one of the most popular students in his class!

On screen, Jolie is about to have a big year with "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" coming out in October, then "Eternals" next year with Marvel.