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Halloween is meant to be fun, but on a college campus things can often go too far. It’s this exact reason that an Ohio University student organization is taking a stand against racist Halloween costumes. Students Teaching Against Racism (STARS) launched a poster campaign to ignite a...

5 Ways to Cash In On...

Homecoming means school spirit, alumni, and sports to most people but it can also mean good news for your bank account if you capitalize on all the excitement. If you’re enterprising and willing to work while all the fun is happening BE Next has some suggestions on how you can turn your...

4 Tax Breaks for Col...

The cost of a college education could quickly empty out your pockets. It’s probably the most expensive purchase you’ll make besides a home. Who wouldn’t want a break on tuition? The good news is you can lighten your financial load by taking advantage of tax incentives that are...

How to Handle Separa...

Kathy Slaughter often wakes up in the middle of the night, thinking off all of the what-ifs that could occur once her daughter Allison, 18, starts her freshman year of college at Stanford University next month. What if Allison ends up disliking the school or needs something? Or what is she...

5 Reasons Every Stud...

I know it’s cliché but I’m telling you the truth: Time flies.  It seems like just yesterday that I was in college; yet that was 10 long years ago.  I wish someone had given me a proper perspective and sound strategies on personal finances and entrepreneurial success when I was a...

5 Ways to Beef Up Yo...

In today’s job market, the more you know, the better. With more entry- to mid-level jobs requiring a master’s degree, many are finding that simply holding a bachelor’s degree just isn’t enough. While going straight to graduate school might be the likely alternative for some, many...

Financial Advice for...

If you or your child has just graduated from college, your number one goal may be getting a j-o-b. Of course, that’s a lot easier said than done, with unemployment rate around 9% and even higher–a staggering 16%–for African-Americans. Still, there are many steps recent college...

Michelle Obama Speak...

On May 15, First Lady Michelle Obama addressed the Class of 2011 at Spelman College, a historically black college for women in Atlanta that was one of Black Enterprise’s “Top 50 Colleges for African Americans.” Evidence of emotion and excitement about Mrs. Obama’s...

7 Ways to Land Your ...

(All images: Thinkstock) Summer is quickly approaching, which means it’s time to be on the lookout for an internship. In any economy, competition is tough, but that’s even more the case right now. So what can you do to ensure you’re the candidate they want at the end of the day?...

10 Twitter Accounts ...

The Twitterverse is a well-known playground of sorts for college-bound students and current high schoolers. Many teens, who might typically flock to social media to escape from the stress associated with college planning, can now utilize the site to assist with Advanced Placement exam prep,...