Empowering Black Students to own their future.

Real Talk

Access college and career planning resources for Black students and families.


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Catch up on all our past events on demand. Our best college planning tips are available for you to rewatch whenever you want.

What is Real Talk?

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

Start Planning for Your Future

Real Talk is a safe space for you to learn and engage, while also getting answers to your most pressing questions about life after high school. No matter where you are on your journey, we’re here for you. Family members and educators are also encouraged to participate!

Tools and Resources to Get Started

Here are some easy steps you can take to start planning your future.


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Real Feedback


Everything y'all had to say was actually important and helpful and I learned A LOT by attending.

- Student (Real Talk End of Season Survey Spring 2022)


I loved how the conversation flowed organically as if they were all one big family.

Student (Real Talk End of Season Survey Spring 2022)


Real Talk was so engaging! Although virtual, it felt like I was in person!

- Parent (Real Talk End of Season Survey Spring 2022)