The Howard Project Four college seniors from Howard University offer a glimpse into their thinking as they approach their futures.

Ursula M. Burns speaking at Howard University on May 9, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Richard Chapin Downs Jr/Getty Images hide caption

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Leaving The Place That Nurtured Them: Howard Students Move On

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Ariel Alford and Leighton Watson exchange congratulations after Howard University's graduation commencement on Saturday. Emily Jan for NPR hide caption

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Gratitude, Disbelief, Optimism: Howard Students On Graduation Day

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This week on The Howard Project, Ariel, Kevin, Taylor and Leighton talk about the soundtrack of their college years. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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Howard Seniors Look Back On The Soundtrack To Their College Years

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Howard University students (left to right) Kevin Peterman, Taylor Davis, Leighton Watson and Ariel Alford are the subjects of NPR's Project Howard. They'll be keeping audio diaries as they finish their final semester of college and look toward their futures. Robb Hill for NPR hide caption

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Love Is In The Air: Howard Students Talk Romance, Relationships

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"The Howard Project" participants Kevin Peterman (top left), Leighton Watson, Ariel Alford (bottom left) and Taylor Davis, shown in the Howard University library, are offering insights into their thoughts and fears as they approach the end of the senior year. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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Education May Be Priceless, But A College Degree Isn't

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"Howard Project" participants (left to right) Kevin Peterman, Taylor Davis, Ariel Alford and Leighton Watson in the Howard University library. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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Imagining The Future: 'Howard Project' Students Look Forward

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Howard University students (left to right) Kevin Peterman, Taylor Davis, Leighton Watson and Ariel Alford are the subjects of NPR's Project Howard. They'll be keeping audio diaries as they finish their final semester of college and look toward their futures. Robb Hill for NPR hide caption

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A Crossroads At The End Of College: Introducing 'The Howard Project'

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