Free College: The Reality & the Promise

“Free college for everyone!”...it’s a common campaign promise and 80% of Americans are supportive of the idea, but what lies between the promise and the reality of “free” college education? Can free college open doors for more students and ease the burden of student loans? What’s missing from the draft policies and how can advisors help students navigate the real cost of college? Hear from national experts and students to learn more about the potential and the reality of tuition-free college.

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Maxwell Lubin

Rise, Inc.

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Nancy Lue

Valhalla Foundation

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Elissa Salas

College Track

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Michael Sorrell

Paul Quinn College