If you have the privilege and the opportunity to reach for your dreams, actually go for them,” said Tiffany Cordero ’16. “It’s a really beautiful life on the other side of fear.” She should know. She has reached for her dreams and reaped the rewards several times already in her life. Cordero was one of the talented ballet students featured in an award-winning documentary entitled “LIFT” that premiered last June at the prestigious Tribeca Festival. The film profiles students in New York Theatre Ballet’s LIFT program, which provides scholarships for at-risk and homeless children to study ballet.
When it was time to apply for college, she wanted to study something other than dance. The advisor of her high school’s Virtual Enterprises International club mentioned that Mercy College was awarding scholarships to the School of Business. Before long, Cordero’s smarts, passion and ingenuity secured her a full scholarship to Mercy’s Business Honors program.
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