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Author Zasloff, Beth, author
Title Hold fast to dreams : a college guidance counselor, his students, and the vision of a life beyond poverty / Beth Zasloff and Joshua Steckel
Published New York : The New Press, 2014
 Rodman Main Adult  371.409 Z38    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 306 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-306)
Contents Riding backwards : Nkese and Dwight -- With whom do you make your permanent home? Mike and Abby -- Take the Brooklyn out of you : Nkese and Dwight -- Someone to step up and pave the way : Ashley -- Away from the madness : Mike and Abby -- Do you know what it's like to live my life? Kennetta, Angie and Rafael -- The best fit : Ashley -- Forward movement : Nkese and Dwight -- Room to grow : Mike and Abby -- Undocumented American dream : Aicha and Santiago -- Let's change lives : Kennetta, Angie and Rafael -- The will to aspire : Aicha and Santiago
Summary Details the efforts of ten students from a low-income Brooklyn public school to navigate the college application, admission, and funding processes with the help of their counselor, who formerly worked at an Upper East Side private school
Subject Educational counseling -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies
High school students -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews
Student aspirations -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies
Minority students -- Counseling of -- United States
College choice -- United States
Academic achievement -- United States
Alt Author Steckel, Joshua, author
ISBN 9781595589040

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