Is College Worth It? A Discussion with the College Board

Host Jonathan Hughes is joined by Jennifer Ma, Senior Policy Research Scientist at the College Board, who explains College’s Board recent Education Pays report, including patterns among U.S. adults with different education levels and disparities in college participation and completion across demographic groups.

On this episode of The MEFA Podcast, MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning and Content Creation Jonathan Hughes is joined by Jennifer Ma, Senior Policy Research Scientist at the College Board, and Julie Shields-Rutyna, Director of Training and Education at MEFA. Jennifer Ma explains College’s Board recent Education Pays report, including patterns among U.S. adults with different education levels and disparities in college participation and completion across demographic groups. Jonathan and Julie discuss new college loan rates and answer listeners’ questions about letters of recommendation.

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Resources Mentioned in this Episode

College Board’s Education Pays Report

Trends in Student Aid Report

5 Ways High School Juniors Can Strengthen Their College Admissions Application

Federal Student Loans Interest Rates

MEFA Loans