In this episode, we talk to Lauren Schandevel, a senior at the University of Michigan and founder of "Being Not Rich at UM," an open-source guide for low-income students like herself who are trying to navigate college life. We talk about Lauren’s experience growing up working-class in Warren, MI, and about being a low-income student at a public university where the median family income for students' families is 3x what it is for families in Lauren's hometown (All music sourced from the Free Music archiv
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