041: What I Wish I Would Have Done When Choosing a College with Chris Jackson

As they say, hindsight is 20/20, so what better way to plan your college experience than to see college through the lens of someone who has already gone through the process of choosing, applying, and attending? Chris Jackson is a month away from his Master’s in School Counseling, so he is preparing to help students […]

031: The Importance of Choosing a Major Before You Attend with Judy McGuriman

Have you heard this advice before: “Just go to college and you’ll figure out what you want to do.”  Or once you get into a college, does the college tell you that it’s okay to start school without declaring a major?  Today’s conversation with Judy McGuriman is essential if you are planning to attend college but […]

028: College Spotlight on Lehigh University with Derek Rush

Today’s College Spotlight features a graduating senior who grew up wanting to go to Lehigh… but didn’t love it during his first semester.  Derek Rush shares his story of how much Lehigh has helped him in today’s episode! Topics we discuss: The influence that family has on college attendance The importance of “finding your people,” […]

026: Making Your Mess Your Message with Adam Carroll

What happens when you wake up and realize that you’re not where you want to be in life?  What if you’ve done everything that you’re “supposed to” and it isn’t that great?  You have two options: bury your head in the sand or change and use the experience to help others – you make your […]

024: How to Pay for 100% of College with Scholarships

An Interview with Jocelyn Paonita Pearson

What if you could graduate from college without any school loan debt?  Is that even possible with today’s college prices?  Who does that?  Jocelyn Paonita Pearson, that’s who! Jocelyn tells her story of using scholarships to pay for 100% of her college expenses – not just tuition – to graduate debt-free.  At the end of […]

006: What I Wish I Would Have Known with Sam’s Mom

Today’s interview is with… my mom!  Leigh Anne shares her experience as a mother of a headstrong son (that would be me), the first of her children to go to college. How she felt limited in her ability to help me: Her personal experience with college (or lack thereof) Our relationship Not knowing who else can […]