Ok! So, you want to go to college? How do you know if college is right for you? What do you need to do to go? We help explain the admissions process, debunk any misconceptions, and help you explore the successes and challenges of life after high school.

Our host, Liz Bolsoni, talks with thought leaders in and around higher education. From current students to college presidents, Liz dives deep on important issues.

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Kat Klima - Guest at Life After Now

Episode # 1

What Is Life After Now?

A global pandemic, racial injustice, political uprisings, and a pending climate crisis are just a few of the serious issues we face as we begin building towards a “new normal.” So, how do these chal... 

Bryan Contreras - Guest at Life After Now

Episode # 2

Mental Health: The Most Important Assignment

Bryan Contreras joins the podcast to talk about the importance of mental health, which is a critical part of the educational journey. Bryan gives tips on both evaluating the state of your mental heal... 

DeShawn Woods & Mai Chue Moua - Guest at Life After Now

Episode # 3

Your College Questions Answered!

Should I go to college if I don’t know what I want to major in or do with my life? Is it something I can figure out while I’m there? How can I pay for college? What is Minnesota doing to make it more... 



The “Life After Now” podcast was developed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, whose mission is to support the pursuit and completion of a higher education credential by every Minnesotan, regardless of race, gender, or socio-economic status, in order to enhance our democracy.

Podcast Host Liz Bolsoni

Meet The Host

Thank you for listening. Feedback is welcome!

Liz Bolsoni moved to the US in 2008 and currently lives in South Minneapolis. She is majoring in Communication Studies at St. Catherine University where she works as an English writing and reading tutor. Liz is an adventure cyclist, style-enthusiast, five-time triathlete, and lover of art, among other things.

Her purpose is to study life through people, stories, memories, and experiences, questioning habits, reflecting upon the past, and moving courageously into the future: life after now.

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