Press Coverage

Guiding a First Generation to College

April 26, 2016 - The New York Times

The New York Times highlights College Advising Corps and its impact, both nationwide and in New York City, in this opinion piece (the first of a two-part series) about supporting students through the college application process.

From College Student to College Adviser

March 31, 2016 - The Source (Washington University in St. Louis)

Advisers from the Washington University College Advising Corps — and their inspiring students in St. Louis — are profiled in a piece by the Source, Washington University’s official online newsroom.

Are these the real heroes stepping up to get college knowledge to students who want and need it?

March 29, 2016 - The Hechinger Report

Franklin & Marshall College President Dan Porterfield praises non-profit higher education access programs, including College Advising Corps, for their role in sharing college knowledge with students who want and need it.

Dr. Nicole Hurd on the Charlie Rose Show

March 23, 2016 - The Charlie Rose Show (PBS)

Dr. Nicole Hurd, the Founder and CEO of College Advising Corps, discusses the issue of college access and the impact of our advisers on the Charlie Rose Show.

N.C. College Advising Corps Boosts Rural Higher Education Enrollment

March 16, 2016 - Education Week (Rural Education Blog)

The Carolina College Advising Corps is recognized for its efforts to support high school students in rural communities.

Opening the Door to College: Alumna Creates Largest Adviser Network in the Nation

March 2016 - Virginia Magazine

The history and growth of College Advising Corps — and the leadership of the organization’s Founder and CEO, Dr. Nicole Hurd — are highlighted in Virginia Magazine (distributed quarterly to all alumni, faculty, students, and friends of the University of Virginia).

Recent College Grads Help Guide Boston Students Through Admissions Process

January 27, 2016 - WBUR

College Advising Corps’ advisers from Boston University are highlighted in a radio story by WBUR, a Boston-area NPR station.

Individual Coaching Demystifies College for First-Generation Applicants

January 12, 2016 - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour highlights the work of College Advising Corps and its advisers and students in New York City.

Making College “an Option” For the First Generation

November 12, 2015 - WMUK

Jimmy Cotter, an adviser with the Michigan State University College Advising Corps, discusses his work at Comstock High School. 

Helping First Generation College Students Stay In The Game

October 15, 2015 - WABE (Atlanta NPR affiliate)

WABE, Atlanta’s NPR affiliate, conducts an in-depth interview with Chief Program Officer Jennifer Tywater and Atlanta-based adviser Priya Malhotra.