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[08/06/19 - 10:23 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for Michelle Obama's College Prep Learning Playlist
The learning playlist features videos from Mrs. Obama, interviews with experts, advice from upperclassmen, and encouraging messages from a panel at the Beating The Odds Summit.

[via press release from YouTube]

YOUTUBE DEBUTS OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR MICHELLE OBAMA'S COLLEGE PREP LEARNING PLAYLIST

'A Student's Guide to Your First Year of College' Will Launch on YouTube.com/Learning on September 4, 2019

WHAT:

From YouTube Originals comes the official trailer for "A Student's Guide to Your First Year of College."

Freshman year of college can be stressful, scary, and overwhelming for students. While there is no shortage of resources to help students get into college, we've found that it is difficult to find the tools needed to thrive during freshman year all in one place.

That is why YouTube Originals and NowThis teamed up to create a learning playlist called "A STUDENT'S GUIDE TO YOUR FIRST YEAR OF COLLEGE" in partnership with Michelle Obama and Reach Higher, an education initiative Mrs. Obama started while at the White House. This 10 episode crash course will give students the tools they need to succeed and transition into their first year of college - covering topics ranging from financial aid, to finding mentors, to living on your own for the first time.

The learning playlist features videos from Mrs. Obama, interviews with experts, advice from upperclassmen, and encouraging messages from a panel at the Beating The Odds Summit that includes Mrs. Obama, Malcolm Jenkins of the Philadelphia Eagles, and Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood.

The playlist will debut on the NowThis YouTube channel on September 4, 2019 and will also be available on YouTube.com/Learning.

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ABOUT YOUTUBE ORIGINALS

YouTube Originals are award-winning, creative and engaging scripted and unscripted series and films for fans all over the world. Spotlighting both YouTube creators alongside Hollywood's biggest stars, YouTube Originals provide an experience that only YouTube can offer. By tapping into the platform's growing global community, fan engagement capabilities, and innovative content mixed with pioneering live streamed specials, there is truly something for everybody.

ABOUT NOWTHIS

NowThis is the # 1 mobile news publisher in the world. They have a singular mission: to make news engaging and relevant for young adults by humanizing our complicated world. By providing insightful context from a youth perspective, NowThis has revolutionized how news is delivered today. Launched in 2012, NowThis' entertaining, inspiring and informative videos are created for a mobile generation and receive 2.5 billion monthly views. In December 2016, NowThis joined forces with Thrillist, The Dodo and Seeker to form Group Nine Media.

ABOUT REACH HIGHER:

The Reach Higher Initiative was started by former First Lady Michelle Obama during her time at the White House and works to inspire every student in the United States to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school, whether at a professional training program, a community college, a four-year college or university, or in the military. Reach Higher continues to help underrepresented students navigate the college-going process by raising awareness about helpful tools and resources; meeting students where they are by tailoring technical assistance to meet their unique needs, and building the capacity of the school counseling profession. Reach Higher now lives at the Common App, a non-profit membership organization dedicated to access, equity, and integrity in the college admission process. For additional information about Reach Higher and the Common App, visit reachhigher.org and commonapp.org.





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