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Michelle Obama Wrote The Star Of "Black-ish" A College Recommendation And It's Amazing

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This is Yara Shahidi, star of the TV show Black-ish.

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She is ALL KINDS OF AWESOME — an outspoken feminist and the founder of the mentoring organization Yara's Club.

So it's no surprise that such a phenomenal woman would get an absolutely phenomenal college recommendation letter — from former First Lady Michelle Obama.

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The pair met this past October, when they shared the stage at Glamour's International Day of the Girl event.

“She is very amazing and such a supporter, which is something very surreal to say,” Shahidi told W magazine.

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Shahidi just submitted all of her applications — to Harvard, among other schools — and is hoping to double major in African American studies and sociology.

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First though, she plans on taking a gap year.

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“I’ve been working more than half of my life and that’s always been balanced with school and all of the other responsibilities, so to have a year to focus on work and to focus on specified interests will be nice before I pick a career and choose what I want to study and my life path," Shahidi told People.

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