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The true costs of college go way beyond simple frugality. The costs are serious, and they are often overlooked by universities. 

Hosted by UW-Madison grad Natnael Shiferaw, this episode features a conversation with ethnographers Nancy Kendall and Matthew Wolfgram, two of the authors of the 2020 book, “The True Costs of College.”

This is part of our series on higher education.

Conversation recorded remotely June 2021.

Music is “Wind It Up” by Ketsa from the Free Music Archive. Used under a creative commons license.

Recommended Readings:

Kendall, Nancy, Denise Goerisch, Esther C. Kim, Franklin Vernon, and Matthew Wolfgram. The True Costs of College. Springer International Publishing, 2020.