Just when Aidan and Ash thought they had shared everything there is to know about the college admissions process, they found out they had an opportunity to interview one of the brightest minds in the field. In this episode of Hold Me Back, they welcome on Jeff Selingo, a New York Times bestselling author of three books who has written about higher education for more than two decades.
Episode 27 29 Sep 2022 43 min
Ash has spent so much time in Gen Z's world, Aidan felt it was time to return the favor in this episode of Hold Me Back. Over the summer, Aidan infiltrated several work environments during his internships and exploratory visits - and he had some things to say!
Episode 26 21 Sep 2022 1 hour 22 min
In this episode of Hold Me Back, Aidan and Ash continue the College Admission Series (CAS) as they welcome Lee Coffin, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Dartmouth College.
Episode 25 31 Aug 2022 1 hour 1 min
Aidan and Ash talk all things college essays in this episode of Hold Me Back with one of the most enigmatic thought leaders in Silicon Valley, Umair Khan.
Episode 24 4 Aug 2022 1 hour 26 min
Aidan and Ash take on the charged topic of drinking in this episode of Hold Me Back and propose a new model for how adults and teens should navigate discussions on alcohol consumption.
Episode 23 1 Jul 2022 1 hour 17 min
In the final part of the series on Hold Me Back, Aidan and Ash break down the 5 problems that plague political correctness in America.
Episode 22 15 Jun 2022 58 min
Can movies help bridge the generational divide? Absolutely! In this Father's Day special episode of Hold Me Back, the guys debate which movies bridge the generational divide.
Episode 21 19 May 2022 53 min
In the first of this two-part series on Hold Me Back, Aidan and Ash navigate the most controversial topic in America: Political Correctness.
24 Apr 2022
The idea to have a podcast discussing how our generations are growing apart was the result of an unexpected clash of two family traditions that were meant to bring my family closer together. One of the traditions was the brainchild of my parents, while the other was thrust upon us during the pandemic. Through it all, I had the fortune of learning two key life lessons that I’ll carry with me always.
Episode 20 2 Apr 2022 19 min
My father recently had a tragic loss in his life. His older brother suddenly and unexpectedly passed away. As his son, I wanted to find a way to bring him some comfort in his greatest time of sorrow. This episode of Hold Me Back is my gift to him with the hope it brings him even the smallest amount of peace, solace, and love.