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School Loan Payments Got You Down?

The Employer Participation in Repayment Act may incentivize your employer to help

Millennials currently make up a third of the American workforce, and that number is quickly…

By Robin White Goode

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Why Parental Social Networking Matters at Your Child’s School

Parents’ involvement is huge

I wrote a series on gifted children and, in interviewing Genevievette Walker-Lightfoot, mother of 5-year-old…

By Robin White Goode

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‘Criminal Justice Policy Is Education Policy’

EPI report connects the dots between mass incarceration and low achievement in kids

The Economic Policy Institute recently issued a report that draws a straight line between parental…

By Robin White Goode

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President Barack Obama Was Right About Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

What started out egalitarian now simply perpetuates class divides

President Barack Obama tried valiantly to shift the day’s focus: In 2015, he urged employers…

By Robin White Goode

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The Advertising Industry Wants (and Needs) You!

Miami Ad School offers $200,000 minority scholarships to attract young people of color

Perhaps more importantly, Miami Ad recently announced it will be awarding $200,000 in scholarships annually…

By Robin White Goode

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OZY Genius Award Winner Designs 3-D Printed Prosthetic Socket

Wheaton College senior originally from Rwanda looks forward to opening clinic there

Claudine Humure, a senior at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, is one of the 10…

By Robin White Goode

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Beyonce

Beyoncé Creates Scholarship Program to Empower Young Women in College

Queen Bey is paying for the education of four women through the Formation Scholars fund

Beyonce is honoring the anniversary of Lemonade by empowering young women to go to college…

By Selena Hill

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Killer Recommendation Letters for Students Who Don’t Know Michelle Obama

How a teacher’s or counselor’s recommendation can open doors for you

OK, certainly a recommendation from any former first lady furthermore from Michelle Obama carries some…

By Robin White Goode

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thrive

Feel Like a Fake? The Impostor Phenomenon Makes Racial Discrimination Worse

Predicts depression and anxiety for African American students

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are concluding that the impostor phenomenon can…

By Robin White Goode

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black financial planners

We Need More Black Financial Planners

There are more black people in the space program

I recently wrote about the American College of Financial Services and its new scholarship fund…

By Robin White Goode

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Butler College Prep

Chicago’s Butler College Prep Stands Out

Recruiting from HBCUs a key to its success

Here’s a really great feel-good story out of Chicago, a city that has become nearly…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Teacher

Black Kids Need Black Teachers – Or Do They?

At one time all black kids had black teachers—we called it segregation

Studies have shown repeatedly that black teachers have higher expectations of black children (which is…

By Robin White Goode

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student loans

The Financial Impact of Borrowing Student Loans

Before taking out student loans of any kind, understand the basic terms and conditions you would be agreeing to, should you accept this commitment

Currently, student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt in this country. The nation’s student…

By Jessica Brown

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cancer

Xavier University Lab Develops Supplement that Kills Cancer

Could this be a cure for cancer?

Last month Xavier University of Louisiana, a historically black college that sends more black students…

By Robin White Goode

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accepted

How to Decide When You’ve Been Accepted to More than One College

May 1 is National College Decision Day

May 1 is National College Decision Day, and it’s swiftly approaching. Here are five tips…

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Ashley Stewart Leadership Scholarship

Ashley Stewart Leadership Scholarship to Award $10K to Aggie

Promotes women’s empowerment and financial education

Ashley Stewart, the fashion brand that provides professional and fun clothing designed for full-figured women,…

By Robin White Goode

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Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos Seeks Input from Black Education Blogger

U.S. Education Secretary came across as ready to listen

Rhames also spoke directly with the secretary by phone for a solid hour and says…

By Robin White Goode

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teachers

Are Your Kids’ Teachers ‘Highly Qualified’?

Low-income students most likely to have the least qualified teachers

Unlike other highly developed nations, the U.S. gives the most in resources to the wealthiest…

By Robin White Goode

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AmeriCorps

Why Is the White House Picking on AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps funding makes up .01% of the federal budget

With AmeriCorps and Senior Corps members serving in 12,000 public and parochial schools across the…

By Robin White Goode

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music

Educator Offers Free College Courses on the Business of Music

Meet John P. Kellogg, a leading attorney and Berklee College of Music professor, who is teaching two free online courses on the music business

With more people eager to launch a career in a fast-changing industry, one prominent attorney…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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