New Episodes!

The Student Loan Podcast

brought to you by

The Student Loan Podcast is your resource for all things student loans and tuition.  Come and learn how people destroyed the shackles of student loan debt and achieved peace and success in life. 

About The Student Loan Podcast brings The Student Loan Podcast to listeners as its source for the latest and not-so-greatest on the rising cost of higher education. Student loan debt and tuition costs continue to rise and we will work together so that we do not get caught in the tide. Join Daphné Vanessa and Shamil Rodriguez as they discuss student loans, tuition, and everything in between. 

Latest Episode

Episode 32: Dr. Chris Nelson | Financial Aid is More Than Just Money

Cartoon Graphic of Chris Nelson for Episode 32 of the Student Loan Podcast

Dr. Chris Nelson (@Chris52nd) is of the Diné and Laguna Pueblo tribes of the southwest. Dr. Nelson received her doctorate in Higher Education from the University of Arizona’s Center for the Study of Higher Education. With over 10 years of higher education experience, she has a cross sectioning of experiences ranging from educational pathways in STEM, policy research, and student affairs.

During this episode, we discuss why financial aid is more than just money and how the meaning of money for students changes over time.

Click on the show notes below for more details:

Season 1, Episode 32 | Show Notes

Recent Episodes

The Student Loan Podcast - Episode 30 - Dr. Amanda Tachine | Navajo Tribal Life in America and Native Students in Higher Education

The Student Loan Podcast - Episode 29 - Amanda Martinez | Latinos in Higher Education

The Student Loan Podcast - Episode 27 - President Joe Biden's American Families Plan with Danielle Douglas-Gabriel from the Washington Post

The Student Loan Podcast - Episode 24 - Calling Customer Service - Daphne Calls a Student Loan Servicer

New Weekly Episodes

Every Wednesday

Want to Be a Guest?

Come Onto the Show

Stay Connected to Get The Latest Podcast Alerts

Meet The Hosts

Daphné Vanessa

Daphné Vanessa

Shamil Rodriguez

Shamil Rodriguez

Shamil and Daphné started the Student Loan Podcast in 2017 to address the exploding need to have conversations about a major issue impacting youth in today’s generation – student loan debt.  Join us on a journey to unpack student loan debt, and find solutions to get everyone closer to being student loan-debt free!

Get In Touch

We love hearing from listeners! Let us know what you thought about the most recent episode, and feel free to share your thoughts on how we could improve! Chat soon. 

4 + 5 =


Stay Up To Date On The Latest And Not-So-Greatest News About Student Loans And More.

Pin It on Pinterest