Stories of Resilience
The great equalizer in college admissions is student performance. Students who are willing to make the sacrifice and commitment to pursuing academic excellence, whether in Oakland, California, Long Island, New York, or India, are gaining admission into top colleges.
Oakland teen, Akintunde Ahmad (pictured here), accepted into multiple Ivy League schools (Yale, Brown, Columbia, and more).
Washington, DC student, Rashema Melson, whose father was killed when she was 7 months old, goes from homeless shelter to Georgetown University on a full scholarship.
Long Island, New York student, Kwasi Enin, accepted into all 8 Ivy League schools.
Dawn Loggins, senior and high school janitor, accepted into Harvard.
Indian students use Ivy League colleges as their “safety” schools.
From Mississippi to the Ivy League for low-income students, Justin Porter and Travis Reginald.
Richmond High School student, Guadalupe Morales, is Ivy League bound (Brown University). Teachers describe her work ethic, commitment, and grit in overcoming the challenges that she faced.