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A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT CHANGING THE FUTURE OF HIGHER ED.
Set in the cities of Akron, Atlanta, Boston and Los Angeles, five individuals hurt by America’s higher education system fight for a second chance at opportunity.
Featuring many of our nations top educational leaders, UNLIKELY investigates the college dropout crisis and the systemic barriers students face in their pursuit of an education and livable-wage career.
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GO COLLEGE! INITIATIVE
The Go College! initiative was created to help close the education gap for underrepresented students. The initiative kicked off with a national screening tour featuring 70+ events with the cast and filmmakers of the award-winning documentary First Generation. Following the tour, the interactive web platform Go College! Now was launched, which invites users to watch First Generation and pledge their commitment to improving college access and success for first generation and low-income students. Learn more at www.gocollegenow.org
Directed/Produced by Adam and Jaye Fenderson
An award-winning documentary narrated by Golden Globe nominee Blair Underwood, First Generation tells the story of four high school students - an inner city athlete, a small town waitress, a Samoan warrior dancer, and the daughter of migrant field workers - who set out to break the cycle of poverty and bring hope to their families and communities by pursuing a college education. Watch the film at www.gocollegenow.org
SEVENTEEN’S GUIDE TO GETTING INTO COLLEGE
By Jaye J. Fenderson
Seventeen’s college advice columnist and admissions expert Jaye Fenderson leads you through every step of the admission process in this comprehensive guidebook for getting into college. It includes a master four-year-calendar to map out your game plan, a pocket organizer for keeping track of college brochures and financial aid info, plus tons of great advice and information for helping you research schools and find your perfect fit!
An ABC primetime docudrama series co-created and produced by Jaye Fenderson, The Scholar was filmed on the University of Southern California campus and gave 10 high-achieving high school seniors the chance to compete for a four-year full ride scholarship to the college of their choice. Students received over $500K in college scholarships through the generous support of the Eli Broad Foundation and Wal-Mart.