KCET documents the pressure facing college-bound high school students and their counselors

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Dwight Schmidt, counselor at Beckman High School, talking to a student. Photo credit: KCET.

KCET’s SoCal Connected is premiering an episode tonight called “Under Pressure.” The filmmakers spend time with students from private and public high schools, and with high school guidance counselors who help students cope with the increasingly bewildering logistics and emotions of applying to college.

KCET SoCal Connected: Under Pressure Extended Preview

 Caleb, a senior high school student in LA. Photo credit: KCET.

Britney, a junior high school student in LA. Photo credit: KCET.