Debate professionals are more than just coaches. They are teachers, mentors and parental figures. But, are they college advisors? Debaters are exposed to various college opportunities but are coaches equip to providing these resources to the students? Are debate coaches able to assist debaters with the college process?
Aubrey Semple, program director of the New York City Urban Debate League (NYCUDL) and ABAP Board Member and Anthony Berryhill, a managing director of marketing strategy of Victory Briefs Institute (VBI) and freelance admission consultant for MBA, JD, MD, PhD/MA and Undergraduate programs engaged in a one-on-one conversation; navigating through through the challenges of assisting debaters of the college process and offering practical and pragmatic solutions towards the grueling and tedious process of applying to college.