Personal Statement

Karoline, a Dominican immigrant, and Christine, the daughter of Dominican immigrants, dream of being the first in their families to go to college and are determined to bring their peers with them. As peer college counselors in low-performing, highly segregated schools in New York City, they have taken it upon themselves to close the achievement gap, guiding their friends through the college process as they are applying themselves. This documentary premiered on WORLD channel in October 2018.

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Made Possible by CPB's: 

Juliane Dressner
Brooklyn, NY
TVPRG - LPB subgrant


American Graduate Initiative