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study abroad

Study Abroad With the Help of Scholarships

Spend part of your college years overseas

Although I did go to Europe as a young woman, I still think there’s nothing…

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social justice

Social Justice Courses Cast a Long, Empowering Shadow

Transformational coursework that is gaining interest and popularity

The article describes how the students’ life experiences at the time, some of whom were…

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Olympics

Heading to College with the Olympics on Your Mind?

Tips for surviving freshman year as a student-athlete

Use a planner to schedule your academic responsibilities, athletic commitments, work schedule, and social life.…

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college degree

Standout Student Earns College Degree Before High School Diploma

Renaissance man Brian Crum to attend HBCU

During his senior year Crum walked away receiving the Dallas County Short Story Award for…

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colleges

Can Wealthy Colleges Do More to Support Low-Income Students?

New Education Trust report says 5% of endowments could be earmarked for poor students

But a large endowment doesn’t translate into largesse. According to the report, nearly half of…

By Robin White Goode

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career services

There’s More to Career Services than Job Placement

Alums and students headed to grad school can also benefit

Career Services is not just for work. Career Services people know a lot of people,…

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college

How to Succeed in College

Make the most of your college experience

That panel included another speaker, Jeffrey J. Selingo, the author of There Is Life After…

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summer

Use the Summer to Help Your Kids Excel This Fall

Use time off from school to accelerate your child's learning

Summer learning loss is not insignificant. The losses are cumulative and can even affect college…

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STEM

Formerly Homeless STEM Student Excels

Mentoring relationship one more way her future looks bright

But Wiggins attributes her success to the life-changing supports at Brookview, where she is remembered…

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graduation

Graduation and Gift Giving – to Parents

Use your first real paycheck to thank Mom and Dad

In Sunday’s New York Times, I read the article “Parents Deserve a College Graduation Present,…

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preschoolers

Obama Administration Puts Preschoolers on Path to Excel

$1 Billion investment supports quality early childhood education in 20 states

More importantly, the investment is yielding positive results. It has opened the way for lower-earning…

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Chicago

100 Black Men of Chicago to Host a Night at the Museum

The 100 Black Men of Chicago organization creates scholarship endowments for college-bound students

100 Black Men of Chicago will be hosting A Night at the Museum, a white…

By Robin White Goode

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Obama

There’s an Obama in Your Classroom

The child in your class may grow up to be President of the United States

Class rosters don’t tell teachers how to pronounce our students’ names, let alone point out…

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low test scores

Do Run-Down Schools Trigger Low Test Scores?

Study says school buildings account for 70% of low performance

Buildings should absolutely be considered an important part of helping low income children succeed. The…

By Robin White Goode

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essay writing

College Essay Writing Season Is Now

Get ahead of the curve and hone your writing skills

“In high school, students aren’t often asked to write essays that extol their virtues from…

By Robin White Goode

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graduation

Kentucky Narrows Graduation Gap Between Low- and High-Income Students

Report from Everyone Graduates Center examines what works

“Kentucky is a state with rates of poverty that exceed the nation’s, but with graduation…

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UNCF STEM Scholars

UNCF Announces Inaugural UNCF Stem Scholars

Awards to include critical wraparound services

The 100 top-performing African American high school seniors selected from across the nation, will each…

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high school

Does High School Success Automatically Translate to College Success?

No, and advanced coursework doesn’t help much either

Advanced high school coursework may not be worth it unless you take calculus. Courses like…

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School suspensions

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Reduces School Suspensions

Empathy helps forge strong student-teacher relationships

According to a study led by Stanford social psychology researcher Jason A. Okonofua, respect and…

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spinoff series

Howard Alum Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Black Panther’ Gets Spin-off Series

The much anticipated comic series hits stands later this year

Coates, a national correspondent at The Atlantic and an alum of Howard University, was offered…

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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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