Episode 167: Talking FAFSA Simplification and Career With Senator Alexander

This week on "Off The Cuff," Justin is joined by special guest Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who is set to retire at the end of the year after serving three terms in the Senate. Alexander talks about his final push to get a FAFSA simplification bill through Congress, as well as his plans for retirement. Justin, Megan, and Allie then welcome Karen McCarthy from NASFAA's policy team to discuss highlights from the vice presidential debate between Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Vice President Mike Pence and an overview of NASFAA's recent professional judgment survey. Plus, the group reminisces about sharing microphones in the office for podcast recordings in pre-pandemic times. 


Senator Alexander Justin Draeger Megan Coval Allie Bidwell Karen McCarthy

Senator Lamar Alexander
United States Senator (R-TN)

Justin Draeger
President & CEO

Megan Coval
Vice President, Policy & Federal Relations

Allie Arcese
Managing Editor

Karen McCarthy
Director of Policy Analysis


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Publication Date: 10/9/2020

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