NEW YORK - High school students from all over the city looking to leave their mark on the world are looking toward the Latino College Expo and Leadership Summit to point them in the right direction.

More than 95 colleges and about 1,000 students filled the event space at New York University's Kimmel Center.

This marks the 24th year of the massive expo for Latino students and families. The entire day is filled with guest speakers, separate workshops for parents and students and college representatives to answer questions and recruit applicants.

Organizers say the theme of the event is motivating the students to make the college choice right for them.

One Bronx student says she will be the first in her family to go to college, and wishes to make them proud.