171: How to Bounce Back When Life Gives You Lemons

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay We’ve all heard this quote and even used it in our essays countless times: “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” But what happens when real tragedy strikes? Understandably, sometimes it’s a struggle to see a silver lining when life throws curveballs at you. But I will tell you this; […]


155: Overcoming Obstacles and Making A Difference

Economists believe that it’s getting harder to move up in America. Children from low-income families are more likely to remain poor as adults. Fortunately, getting a college education tends to be a lever in social mobility. Still, first-gen students face a myriad of challenges that their peers don’t go through, even if they share the […]