Sara, a talented young design student from Iowa, arrives in Los Angeles eager to start college and get to know the big city. Pretty, vivacious and naturally curious, Sara charms her new dorm mates, especially her assigned roommate Rebecca. A wealthy girl from Pasadena, Rebecca immediately takes Sara under her wing, showing her the cultural highlights of the city and sharing an overstuffed closet of designer clothes with her. But when Sara makes more friends on campus, including fun-loving party girl Tracy, Rebecca isolates herself and grows oddly resentful of her roommate’s social life.
I mean, what’s your average, everyday girl to do when her popular, detail-seeking best friend Rhiannon wants the 411 on Olive’s weekend, and the boring reality is nothing to brag about? Can’t a non-entity, a perceived zero, an anonymous girl like Olive tell a little white lie if it gives her just a tiny taste of that magical prize sought by every teenager: popularity? Soon, rumors of Olive’s promiscuity are being greatly exaggerated. Within minutes, the student body is all a-twitter, linked-in and face-booked over Olive’s supposed indiscretions.