College Possible

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The road to college starts for many kids as early as middle school as they decide what courses they’re going to take in high school. But for students whose parents aren’t college-educated, the many steps on the path to higher education may not come naturally.

Guest: Jim McCorkell, CEO and Founder of College Possible, a Minnesota-based nonprofit that helps low-income students get past the barriers to higher education.

This interview was recorded before a live audience at Minnesota Public Radio’s Bright Ideas series, on May 29, 2012.