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Practically the entire student body of Lowell High School, San Francisco’s most elite public school, is trying its hardest to attract the attention of the country’s most selective colleges, including Harvard, Yale, Berkeley and the gold standard for Lowell students, Stanford. But what if packing your schedule with AP classes, getting all “A’s” and being an Eagle Scout is not enough? And what if the deck is stacked against you because you attend an Asian-American majority school, which the elite colleges have euphemistically dubbed as being “robotic”? In Debbie Lum’s humorous and thought-provoking take on the stresses and strains of the college application process, what stands out most is the character and heart of these young people — something that no admissions office can truly measure.

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  • Runtime
    84 minutes
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  • Director
    Debbie Lum
  • Producer
    Nico Opper, Lou Nakasako, Debbie Lum
  • Cinematographer
    Lou Nakasako, Kathy Huang
  • Editor
    Andrew Gersh, Amy Ferraris
  • Music
    Diana Salier