Many Baltimore City graduates don’t have those access points. And even still, Danielle’s pathway to financing college — she’s headed to Towson University in a few days — is tenuous and filled with hurdles over which she still must jump. Hurdles that, three years into college, might force Evodie out of the race entirely. So how can we make this process easier? Detailed understandings about unsubsidized loans, grant requirements and complex tax forms should not fall on the shoulders of teens whose parents, themselves, may never have navigated this complex system.