Just tell me a good story...
Antoine, who is African-American, will begin his senior year in September at his large, predominantly black and low-income high school just outside Washington.Forget all that horse-pucky about working hard to make something of your life.
He had come to Howard for an intense four-day workshop in the complex process he will have to master if he is to fulfill his aspirations of upward mobility: applying to college.
The workshop is intended to help them discover — and prove to college admissions officials — that their life stories can be as powerful as high SAT scores and stellar grades.
It's about the entertainment value, stupid.