A Crash Course in Business for Minority Students

At LEAD, minority high schoolers get an intensive experience at top B-schools -- and eventually, entree to Corporate America

Outside of Goldman Sachs' New York headquarters, Ricardo Franco and Horace Ballard rehearse a stock-research presentation that kept them up until 4 that morning. But Franco and Ballard aren't junior analysts -- they're juniors in high school. And although their investment group's $100,000 portfolio grew 3% over three bearish weeks, they don't get to pocket the cash.

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