Synopsis by Sally Barber
Our Future Generation is a 26-part series featuring young people from diverse backgrounds who share their hopes, dreams, and everyday concerns. Topics touch on a multitude of issues ranging from pregnancy to prayer in the classroom. The series is written by teens with the aim of helping young people to understand their commonality. Our Future Generation: Making the Transition From High School to College examines this dramatic period of change in a young person's life. It explores the obstacles to making good college grades, such as, procrastination, and looks at the importance of balancing activities, keeping priorities and learning the university system. Two young people who weren't ready for the responsibilities of college speak frankly about their failures and offer insights into making a successful transition. Other programs in the series include Our Future Generation: Living With a Step-Parent, Our Future Generation: Breaking the Stereotype, Our Future Generation: Christmas Show, and Our Future Generation: Sickle-Cell Disease.