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The To&Through Project's written student story series amplify the voices of CPS graduates navigating postsecondary journeys that often look more like mazes than straight paths. Their stories provide insights into what makes persistence possible and their pushes for the field. The To&Through Experts by Experience podcast is a series of discussions with college students from Chicago who navigating the pandemic-induced rupture in their educational journeys. In each episode, our experts — Black and Latinx college students — reflected on their personal successes and challenges.