If there's one thing Emmaline Adams doesn't want, it's to go to prestigious Oasis Academy for high school. Too bad Emmaline's mom has her heart set on her getting in. But even if Emmaline doesn't get accepted, what will happen if her two best friends, Sarah and Marisol, do? And will an unexpected announcement by Emmaline's mom change everything? World of Chances is the story of a girl who has to deal with the pressures and expectations imposed by her parents during the scary transition between middle school and high school.