Applying for college is a stressful, difficult process. The applications, the entrance exams, finding the right person to write recommendation letters.
Actress Yara Shahidi has that last criterion under control. The 17-year-old “Black-ish” star simply asked her friend and "supporter," Michelle Obama, to write one for her, reports Today.com.
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Shahidi originally met the former first lady when the pair shared the stage at Glamour’s “International Day of the Girl” event. The young actress, social activist, and founder of a mentoring group for young women has since met with Obama several other times, and even received a “go get ’em, tiger” back rub from her before Shahidi took her AP exams.