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The College Essay Guy Podcast: A Practical Guide to College Admissions

Sep 6, 2019

This is episode two in a three-part series on paying for college. My guest for this episode is Lauren Schandevel, a 4th year Public Policy student at the University of Michigan and creator of the “Being Not-Rich” Guide--more on that shortly. On this episode we discuss:

  • Where did the inspiration for the “Being Not-Rich” Guide come from?
  • In what ways are higher ed institutions unsympathetic to the needs of low-income students, and how can this widen the gap between them and their wealthier peers?
  • What’s in the guide?
  • What’s been the impact?
  • How you can access Lauren’s guide and even
  • Tips for creating your own “Not-Rich” Guide and spread the word

Links from this episode:
Being Not-Rich at UM
The DIY Not-Rich Guide for other schools
Affordability Michigan Facebook Group