Amanda Wahlstedt is a media arts and sciences major and education studies minor at Wellesley college. As a rural low-income student in Kentucky, she played an essential role in the Prichard Committee Student Voice Team’s College Tripwires project, a student-led investigation into the inequities facing Kentucky youth in the process of navigating the postsecondary transition process. She has written for the EdSurge Independent Cohort and been published in the Hechinger Report and Louisville Courier Journal. She currently serves as the Chief Storyteller for Student Voice.