This poignant documentary follows six New Mexican teens through their last year in High School as they struggle with societal pressures and personal problems to graduate, get into college and move away. Highlighting the unique issues that life in the rural outposts of this vast state present; where getting to school can be as big a challenge as staying in school, where broadband access isn't the issue dial-up is the dream, where you are the first in your family to contemplate moving away, much less... [see more] attempt college.Jimmy struggles to stay in school. His grades are slipping, his family life is fractured, and he's one argument with his dad away from being homeless. He is not even sure he gets to eat today. But he knows that the only ticket out of this vicious cycle is to graduate and go to college. A talented musician Jimmy dreams of Julliard, but hopes he can even make it to a community college.Waylon lives so far out on the Navajo Reservation that it takes hours out of his day to get to and from school. And that's when the weather even allows for it. He is a talented sketch artist and wants to make a life in the art world, but does he even know what that means? In an age when computer access and experience in the digital world is a key to success, he lives in a home with little access to electricity and running water.Vicky and Tiqua have been best friends for years. Tiqua comes from a stable farming family that has the resources to get her into college. Vicky's mom died and she is being raised by her older sister. Vicky works a job, plays in marching band and keeps her grades up, but she leans heavily on Tiqua as one of the few stable influences in her life. Tiqua and her family do what they can to help, but the challenges are huge and will it be enough?Mitch comes from a traditional way of life in one of the oldest Native American communities in the nation. Tradition and home are everything, yet she knows that she needs to leave to succeed. Even with a supportive family and good examples in her life, Mitch struggles with the concept of leaving everything she knows.Juan comes from a single parent home, a mother who doesn't speak English and a younger brother that needs a father figure. Juan has had to grow up fast. He struggles to keep his small family together while fighting everything from cultural stereotypes to poverty to low expectations. These kids have few opportunities to succeed, but they understand that success hinges on that first step; graduating from High School. For some of us the desire is enough. For these kids desire is only one small requirement.