College Planning

Rewatch Past Real Talk Sessions

Real Talk is a virtual college exploration initiative designed to connect Black students and families with Black representatives from colleges and college access organizations across the country.

Our events are designed to feel authentic, engaging and, most of all, real! 

Watch our past talks for important information you’ll need to plan, pay for, and attend college.

Remember, you can register for upcoming Real Talk virtual events at cb.org/RealTalk.

 

Fall 2021

Real Talk: What You NEED To Know Edition (September 2021)

Hear from college access experts about key steps you should be taking to further your college plans.

 

 

Real Talk: HBCU Edition Part 1 (October 2021)

Night one of real talk with the best HBCUs across the nation, featuring college reps from: Albany State University, Dillard University, Florida A&M University, Howard University, Kentucky State University, Morehouse College, North Carolina Central University, Tennessee State University, and Xavier University of Louisiana.

 

 

Real Talk: HBCU Edition Part 2 (October 2021)

Night two of real talk with the best HBCUs across the nation, featuring college reps from: Bethune-Cookman University, Claflin University, Hampton University, Norfolk State University, Spelman College, Texas Southern University, and Tuskegee University.

 

 

Real Talk: Paying for College Part 1 (October 2021)

Night one of “money talk” with experts in financial aid from colleges across the nation, covering the FAFSA, scholarships, loans, how to review your financial aid package, and more!  

 

 

Real Talk: Paying for College Part 2 (October 2021)

Night two of “money talk” with experts in financial aid from colleges across the nation, covering the FAFSA, scholarships, loans, how to review your financial aid package, and more!  

 

 

Spring 2021

Real Talk: HBCU Edition Part 1 (March 2021)

Night one of engaging, real talk about HBCUs, featuring admissions officers from: Alabama A&M University, Claflin University, Florida A&M University, Lincoln University, North Carolina Central University, Morehouse College, Spelman College and Southern University.

 

 

Real Talk: HBCU Edition Part 2 (March 2021)

Night two of engaging, real talk about HBCUs, featuring admissions officers from: Dillard University, Hampton University, Howard University, Kentucky State University, North Carolina A&T University, Shaw University, Texas Southern University, Tuskegee University, and Xavier University of Louisiana.

 

 

Real Talk: Summer Grind Edition (May 2021)

Hear from experts about key actions you can take toward your college goals during the summer while also prioritizing joy and rest.