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Welcome to The College Experience!

Season 3: Episode 1 ~ Living While in College

We are so excited about Season 3: The College Experience. Joined by six lovely African American college students, some attending HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) and others attending PWIs (Predominantly White Institutions), our Host Madison Harris asks the questions you want to know the answers to about living that college life.

Whether you're a first-generation student or not, this conversation has something for everyone. High school students, parents, and anyone curious about the college experience can gain valuable insights. Hear directly from students who've lived it! Discover the similarities and differences between HBCUs and PWIs in terms of academics, campus life, and community.

Welcome to college! This episode of The College Experience dives headfirst into the exciting, and sometimes overwhelming, world of living on campus.

We'll unpack:

  • Dorm Life Decoded: Explore essential tips for navigating dorm living, from roommate dynamics to creating a study-friendly space.
  • Campus Cuisine 101: Learn how to navigate the college dining hall, discover healthy meal options, and explore budgeting strategies for off-campus eating.
  • Safety & Security: We'll discuss important safety measures to take on campus, building awareness and promoting peace of mind.
  • Living Beyond the Dorm: Explore alternative housing options like apartments or Greek life, helping you find the living situation that best suits your needs.

Living While in College equips you with the tools and knowledge to navigate the practical aspects of on-campus living, setting you up for a successful and comfortable college experience. Don't miss this essential first episode of The College Experience!

College Experience Panel Guests:

  • Andrew Adeolu, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
  • Delaney A. Haggins, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
  • Justin Henry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • David McPayten, Towson University, Towson, MD
  • Damaris Moore, Howard University, Washington, DC
  • Ariel Wright, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD

Not all episodes include all panelists. See who is joining our host on this episode.

*The formal definition of a first-generation college student is a student whose parents did not complete a four-year college degree. 

S3:E1 Living While in College

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