In this youthful drama, the nerdish high school genius, desperate to become popular, is easily duped by the prettiest girl in school, who convinces him to do her homework for her. This leads to the young man's downfall when a teacher recognizes his work on her assignments. He, believing he could never make it in academia, then becomes a criminal. He has mapped out an ingenious scheme for robbing a shipping office when the pretty girl again comes to use him. The results are disastrous for the awkward young man.