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Coaching as an Addendum to College

Helping some students find their way

“Education is very important, but it does not prepare students to make career choices or…

By Robin White Goode

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Harvard

Here’s Why Black Harvard Students Are Holding Their Own Graduation Ceremony

"This is not about segregation."

Black members of the class of 2017 decided to form an individual ceremony. It’s the…

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Viola Davis Reads Children’s Book for Online Video

Researchers say quality screen time for kids is OK

Last month, in honor of Jazz Appreciation Month (or JAM, get it?), Academy Award winner…

By Robin White Goode

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Teacher

‘Hamilton’ Star Says Teacher Saved His Life

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7 - May 12

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

By Robin White Goode

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Oliver Scholars Changes Lives

Scholarship. Leadership. Service.

When Richards was in the seventh grade, a teacher recognized his promise and recommended him…

By Robin White Goode

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Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj Helps Pay For Her Fans to Go to College

In need of a few extra dollars to pay for college? You may want to tweet at Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj sporadically decided to help over a dozen of her Twitter fans pay their…

By Selena Hill

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Let Girls Learn – No – Well, OK, We Think

The Trump administration is as usual unclear—but not about school lunches

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After a flurry of reports Tuesday afternoon announcing the immediate end of Let…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Families Bear Greatest College Cost Burden

The Institute for College Access & Success reveals higher costs for lower-income families

Of black college students, 64% come from families that earn less than $30,000.

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HP Announces Business Challenge Program with HBCUs

Part of its efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in hiring

“We need to reinvent a standard for diversity and recognize the ingrained and subtle biases…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Student Among the 8 Black Truman Scholars

Students plan to be leaders in public service

The organization selects young people who are committed to leadership in public service and supports…

By Robin White Goode

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Selective Colleges Enroll Few Pell Grant Recipients

Georgetown Center finds that elite colleges can do more to enroll low income students

According to new analysis from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, the…

By Robin White Goode

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10 Ways Anyone Can Save Money in College

Jar budgets, student discounts and more strategies.

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Today, it is imperative for students to graduate college with the least amount…

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Upward Bound Programs in Jeopardy Because of Minor Errors

Department of Education rejects applications without a way to appeal

Because of such niggling, technical oversights, Upward Bound programs serving more than 2,000 students at…

By Robin White Goode

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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…

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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…

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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