The Way to College Podcast
The Way to College Podcast Ep. 16

The Way to College Podcast Ep. 16

February 21, 2021

Like many throughout Texas, the winter storm left us without power so we weren't able to upload a podcast last week. This week, I'm joined by Mr. Jose Ferrel. Jose and I talk about growing up in Baldwin Park, California, making his way to Stanford and life after college. Check it out. 

The Way to College Podcast Ep. 15

The Way to College Podcast Ep. 15

February 8, 2021

This week my guest is Dr. Elizabeth Villarreal. Elizabeth is a school administrator and in addition to talking about her own educational journey, we also discuss some of the challenges students today face as they navigate their own educational journeys. Check it out! #latina #highereducation #latinx #latinosuccess #college #language #identity #education

The Way to College Podcast Episode 14

The Way to College Podcast Episode 14

January 31, 2021

This week, my guest is Dr. Jose Alanis. Jose reflects on his educational journey, growing up in eastern Washington, working in agriculture with his parents to becoming a medical doctor. Check it out!

The Way to College Podcast Episode 13

The Way to College Podcast Episode 13

January 24, 2021

This week I visit with Perla Garcia. Perla discusses how she knew early on in her life what she wanted to do as a career. She also talks about the lessons she learned from her father and what she's taught her daughters about college and life. #firstgen #latinxeducation #edcouchelsa #highereducation #latinasuccess #inspirational #latinaleaders 

The Way to College Podcast Episode 12

The Way to College Podcast Episode 12

January 18, 2021

This week, my guest is Mr. Alvaro Soria. Alvaro and I talk about what it was like going from El Paso, TX to California for college, building community and the imposter syndrome. #latinxsuccess #elpaso #highered #impostersyndrome #stanford #college #firstgen 

The Way to College Podcast Episode 11

The Way to College Podcast Episode 11

January 10, 2021

This week I visit with Ms. Esther Ro and we discuss her educational journey, overcoming setbacks and "blooming where you are planted." Check it out! #motivation #inspirational #koreanamerican #highereducation #successstory #impostersyndrome #college #lawyer

The Way to College Podcast Ep10

The Way to College Podcast Ep10

January 3, 2021

This week, I conclude my interview with Dr. Daria Lisa Cardoza. Lisa recounts her years as an undergrad at Stanford and talks about the work she is doing today. #latinx #latinaleaders #latinxhighered #highereducation #highered #inspirational #mondaymotivation #stanford #sacstate #edcouchelsa

The Way to College Podcast Ep. 9

The Way to College Podcast Ep. 9

December 27, 2020

This week I visit with Dr. Daria Lisa Cardoza. She recounts her early educational experiences and the role her community played in raising her. #highereducation #highered #latinx #latinxstories #community #edcouchelsa #Stanford #inspirational 

The Way to College Podcast Ep. 8

The Way to College Podcast Ep. 8

December 20, 2020

This week, I visit with Alex Almanzan,  and we discuss his educational journey. Alex talks about what it was like growing up in El Paso and ultimately, finding his calling as a public defender. #Latinxsuccess #Latinxeducation #Latinohighereducation 

The Way to College Podcast Ep. 7

The Way to College Podcast Ep. 7

December 14, 2020

This week, I continue my conversation with Dr. Xochitl Chavez from UC Riverside. She shares tips for navigating graduate school and offers advice for overcoming imposter syndrome. 

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