Episode # 15

What’s In It For Me? Benefits of the College Experience

Dan-neya Yancey shares her experience finding a sense of belonging on campus while maintaining her identity, getting college credit in high school, being involved, and defining her own path to success. She also talks about public health equity and working with the Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth. Life After Now is brought to you by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.


Topics covered in this episode include:

  • Insights on living through the college experience
  • The benefits and realities of independence after high school
  • Considerations when choosing postsecondary education

Dan-neya Yancey

Episode Transcript


Dan-neya Yancey is a dynamic leader who graduated from the University of Minnesota. With a professional background in mentorship and social science, her goal is to inspire people to unleash their potential and make the most of their post-secondary education. She currently works with the Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth as a project coordinator for the pilot project, Health on the Go!

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