Jessica Brown, Nationally Recognized Financial Aid Expert, explains there is money for college everywhere for everyone on ‘College Talk’

Jessica L. Brown is a nationally recognized financial aid expert. As Founder of College Gurl, President of The College Gurl Foundation, Author of How to Pay for College When You’re Broke and the children’s book College Girl’s First College Tour. Jessica educates students and families on how to make the best-informed decisions around financing a college education. Named the Financial Aid Fairy Godmother, her mission is to ensure students have access to an affordable and quality education. Additionally, she mentors and exposes Washington Metropolitan area high school students to college through her nonprofit, The College Gurl Foundation.

Jason Hurst, Real Estate Agent, says your network is your networth on ‘College Talk’

Jason Hurst, entrepreneur and realtor is a featured guest. Jason owned two Maple Street Biscuit restaurants in Gainesville, FL. He recently sold to Cracker Barrel, earning a six-figure profit. He has nearly a decade of experience working with a variety of Fortune 100 companies, such as Pfizer, Inc. J.P. Morgan and State farm Insurance. His career began as a Wall Street analyst in Manhattan and has endeavored in both finance and sales during his corporate career. “I want to share with young people how invaluable it is to have a caring and supportive network; this is what truly identifies your network,” said Jason Hurst.

EEF Scholars toured Santa Fe College

GAINESVILLE, FL. (EEF News) – Education Equalizer Scholars from Eastside High School, Buchholz High School, and Gainesville High School visited Santa Fe College for a campus tour. The students received a warm welcome from Admissions Specialist Ismelda Alvarez, SF Achieve Coordinator Terrell Jenkins, and a current SF student who served as the tour guide. AfterContinue reading “EEF Scholars toured Santa Fe College”

John S. Rollins, CEO of MOTIV8U, was interviewed on ‘College Talk’

“MOTIV8U partners with various private and public organizations, businesses, and educational institutions on the local, state, and federal level to ensure that everyone can experience this dynamic life-changing U*R IMPT ™(You Are Important) program,” said John Rollins.

EEF shared College-Prep Information with Eastside Honors Students

GAINESVILLE, FL. (EEF News) – For the second year in a row, and in partnership with the University of Florida’s Institute for Black Culture and Eastside High School African American Studies Honors students, Dr. Carjie Scott, CEO and Founder of The Education Equalizer Foundation, shared information with scholars interested in learning more about college preparation.Continue reading “EEF shared College-Prep Information with Eastside Honors Students”

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The Education Equalizer Foundation has helped dozens of students learn how to get accepted into college. With our college fair, College Prep 101 mentorship program, monthly virtual financial aid, and ACT events, we are preparing underserved, Black and minority students to get the education they need to obtain careers and give back to our communities. We operate as volunteers. But with your help, we can prepare more students for college, hire full-time staff, and offer more college-going services to the students who need them the most.