- Step 1: Be a winner Develop your athletic prowess. First, make the roster of a professional sports franchise or the U.S. Olympic team. Then, lead your team to a championship and enjoy a trip to the White House.
- Step 2: Show your heroism Capture the public's attention with an incredible act of kindness and bravery. Or find a solution to a national or international crisis.
- TIP: Have your achievement coincide with the President's political agenda to increase your chances of a meeting.
- Step 3: Be a policy wonk Become an expert in your field, and develop so much influence that the President of the United States will seek your advice before acting on legislation.
- Step 4: Represent a foreign land Have citizenship abroad? Rise to become your homeland's ambassador to the United States, and meet with the President to receive your credentials.
- TIP: Make sure your homeland has diplomatic relations with the U.S. before pursuing an ambassadorship.
- Step 5: Make a donation Become a fundraiser for the President's political party. Secure donations until the Chief Executive feels they can't ignore your invitations to meet without risking their campaign funding.
- Step 6: Let your vote count Move to a sparsely populated state with a prominent role in the national primaries and meet the future President as they talk with voters and sample local delicacies.
- FACT: There are no White House recordings of the famous meeting between President Nixon and Elvis Presley because it took place before the taping system was installed.
You Will Need
- Athletic prowess
- Policy expertise
- Foreign connections
- Fundraising ability
- Presidential agenda (optional)