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Write Your Own Ticket to College Admissions—and Success

We felt that we could change the game on college admissions essays and use that…

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Spelman

Spelman College President Considers Admitting Transgender Students

Spelman is the latest prestigious women’s college to look at changing its admission policies to be more inclusive

Spelman is the latest prestigious women’s college to consider admitting transgender students. Other institutions, including…

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Second Chance Pell Pilot

Wiley College Attends Inaugural Convening of Second Chance Pell Pilot

The Marshall, Texas, HBCU goes to Washington

In 1994, Pell Grant eligibility for students in state and federal prisons was eliminated as…

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diversity

Diversity on Campus: Why Is it (Still) an Issue?

The NYT Higher Ed Leaders Forum

Is it diversity or inclusiveness that colleges should be aiming at? Hannah-Jones suggested that diversity…

By Robin White Goode

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mental health

Promoting the Mental Health Needs of College Students of Color

The Steve Fund supports students’ emotional well-being

A romantic breakup, for example, may seem trivial but can be devastating for some young…

By Robin White Goode

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Career days

School Career Days Can Show Kids What’s Possible

Harlem Children's Zone offers a peek inside the lives of professionals

Adults from all walks of life offered the students a peek inside their professional lives:…

By Robin White Goode

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College Gurl

7 Top Financial Tips From College Gurl

This financial aid professional provides tips to keep you informed

Don’t borrow more than you need. “You will be responsible for paying this money back.…

By Robin White Goode

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community college graduation rates

Want a Good Job After Graduation?

Polish writing, public speaking skills

The report reveals that nearly 90% of recent graduates feel well prepared to succeed in…

By Robin White Goode

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How Our Education System is Short-changing Talented Minorities

Good intentions alone will not endow educators with the ability to see potential where they don’t expect to find it

Northern California is not alone in short-changing talented minorities in the education system.

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East Harlem

Union Settlement Prepares East Harlem Students for College

The College Readiness Program has helped 20,000 young people

Key to Union Settlement’s work is providing educational resources and training that prepare young people…

By Robin White Goode

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Teacher

‘Hamilton’ Star Says Teacher Saved His Life

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2 - May 6

Anthony Ramos, a star of ‘Hamilton,’ may think he does. According to New York Teacher,…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Enrollment in Single Digits at Gifted School in Diverse District

Sounding the call to desegregate advanced learning opportunities

Although more attention has been paid to black underrepresentation in gifted education, we must also…

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Is the U.S. a ‘Land of Opportunity’? Part 1

The greater your social capital, the greater your chances at opportunity

Whether we look at the results from the NAEP national assessment of students in grades…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Student Says ‘Let There Be Light’

Johnson C. Smith provides high-potential students a pathway to success

After losing her way academically, this HBCU student is determined to succeed, and does, thanks…

By Robin White Goode

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The MBA That Won’t Set You Back $100K

Is it worth it? Yes, depending on your goals

Want to earn an MBA but the price tag won’t let you? This online school…

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How To Apply for Financial Aid Without the Stress

Talk is cheap, but college isn't

By filling out the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, students alert schools…

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The Clock is Ticking For Teachers in Chicago Public Schools

One educator's New Year's wish for Chicago's teachers

A Chicago teacher discusses the city’s severe budget shortfall and lack of creative solutions to…

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Amber Cuff, Howard U. alum and former London exchange student

[BE Education Package] My Experience Abroad: London, England, UK

Howard alum Amber Cuff spent a semester in London

London is a wonderful city, even better than I thought it would be. It is…

By Sonja Mack

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[BE Education Package] Despite Paris, It’s Still Important to Study Abroad

Less than 10% of American students pursue international education

Only 9% of American students study abroad during their college years—of those, 75% are white;…

By Robin White Goode

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Buy off campus. Nearly all school supplies sold in on-campus book stores are more expensive than in stores located in town. “If possible, especially when you are making bulk purchases, make the trip off campus to buy school supplies,” recommends Jesse Ryan, managing director at Accounting Principals. “Sometimes local vendors even sell campus spirit wear for nearly half the price,” he adds.

HBCU Grads Have Higher Sense of Well-Being Than Black Non-HBCU Grads

What can other schools learn from their approach?

A recent Gallup poll shows that HBCU grads experience higher levels of well-being–including engagement at…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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