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Alli Bell

Alli Bell

Alli Bell is a talented education policy analyst with a passion for public policy driven by sound research. She works with several of HCM’s higher education clients, including Lumina Foundation. She believes that all students should receive the academic and financial support they need to attend college and meet their educational goals.
  • Framing the College Affordability Problem
    Education

    College affordability is an issue that weighs heavily on many people’s minds. And it should. There was a recent story about a public official who was concerned about college affordability. He said he could relate to students who struggle to pay for college because less than 10 years after leaving graduate school, he was still ... [more]

  • Monsters University: A Scary Good School
    Education

    In the summer of 2013, Walt Disney Studios released the Pixar produced animated movie Monsters University. In this prequel to Monsters, Inc., we learn how our favorite monsters, Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan (“Sulley”), met as scare majors at the prestigious Monsters University, became best friends and landed jobs at Monsters, Inc. We also get ... [more]