Students select a winning portfolio by Michael Scott
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Students select a winning portfolio
by Michael Scott
Can high school seniors on a college prep track outperform leading investment advisors and mutual
fund managers? Based on the following evidence, the answer must be an unqualified ""yes."" The
underlying reason for this classroom success is that college prep students are bright, perceptive, objective
and follow instructions carefully. I suspect they also have implicit faith in a good instructor.
This investment experiment was the outgrowth of a unit on American capitalism in a senior social
problems class. I felt that college prep students...