Aug 9, 2018
This is it! In the final episode of our first season, we recap our favorite moments and revisit some important questions like “Is college worth it?” We talk about our conversation with Kumar Garg on the White House Science Fair and how we just can’t get over School Counselor of the Year Kirsten Perry’s...
Aug 2, 2018
Secretary DeVos wants to roll back protections for defrauded students. We bring in James Kvaal, President of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) and former Deputy Domestic Policy Advisor in the Obama White House, to unpack the new Borrower Defense Rule and other policies designed to hold for-profit...
Jul 26, 2018
Rural students face distinct barriers accessing education compared to their urban peers. Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White shares how to increase resources and opportunities for rural schools. As always, we end with our Moment of Hope.
Jul 19, 2018
You’re not alone if you think financial aid award letters are confusing. Rachel Fishman joins us from New America to talk through the new report “Decoding the Cost of College,” a critical look at hundreds of financial aid award letters. As always, we end with our Moment of Hope.
Jul 12, 2018
Historically black colleges and universities may date back to the Civil War, but they are needed more today than ever before. National Association for Equal Opportunity (NAFEO) President Lezli Baskerville joins us for a discussion on what HBCUs look like today and why they remain relevant.