STUDENT VOICE: ‘College was just another foreign word. Then it became a dream for every student in my school’

For first-generation students, the dream of going to college is fraught. It’s hard just to get there. The average school-counselor-to-student ratio in the country is 484 to 1, and this lack of support hinders students as they attempt to continue their studies beyond high school. My Brooklyn high school was no different. It did not […]