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This Free Program for High School Girls Is Now Open

Free Goodman Theatre program immerses high school girls in journalism and theater

The Goodman Theatre in Chicago offers a free journalism/theater program to 10th- and 11th-grade girls.…

By Robin White Goode

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soft skills

Hard Times Ahead for Those Who Lack Soft Skills

Self-control, teamwork—such skills make the difference in school and the workplace

Soft skills, also known as social, emotional, and behavioral skills, at one time may have…

By Robin White Goode

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graduation

High School Graduation Rate Sets New Record

"It takes a village to raise graduation rates"

The U.S. high school graduation rate sets a new record. Read how the Obama administration,…

By Robin White Goode

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hackathon

BE Smart Hackathon Has a Winner!

10 teams learn coding, working with mentors, and more

The challenge? Students were charged with developing an infotainment in-vehicle iOS app within the Ionic…

By Robin White Goode

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student loan

The Skinny on Higher Ed and Student Loan Debt

A quality education will position you to pay them back

A report that came out in July from the Council of Economic Advisers examines what…

By Robin White Goode

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Essay

Write a Memorable Essay and Get into the School of Your Dreams

You may get funding, too

Procrastinating over your college admissions essay or grad school personal statement? Read how a writing…

By Robin White Goode

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Be Smart

BE Smart Hackers Visit Silicon Valley Corporate Sites

10 HBCU teams learn about opportunities in tech

Read how BE Smart hackers visited sponsors AT&T Foundry and LinkedIn, where they learned about…

By Robin White Goode

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BE Smart Hackathon

The BE Smart Hackathon 2016 Begins!

10 HBCUs send hacking teams to develop infotainment app

The CEO and president of Black Enterprise, Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., welcomed the students this…

By Robin White Goode

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master's

You Can Get a Master’s Degree for $7,000

Georgia Tech’s prestigious computer science program is affordable

Is a master’s in computer science from a highly ranked university out of your reach?…

By Robin White Goode

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Finland

World Teacher’s Day: Taking a Look at Finland

The Finns let children be children

Unlike in the United States, where many schools are slashing recess, schoolchildren in Finland have…

By Robin White Goode

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia Keeps Its Kids in School and Out of Prison

Diversion program hailed as a ‘model’

In Philly, children as young as 10 “were being arrested for bringing scissors to school.”…

By Robin White Goode

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Stanford

You Can Go to Business School for Free (Almost, Maybe)

Stanford Graduate School of Business will pay you $160K for 2 years

Stanford is in California, not far from fabled Silicon Valley, which its graduates have had…

By Robin White Goode

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scholarship

Deadline Looming for NASCAR Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship

Contest supports STEM education

By submitting that video you could be eligible to win one of four 2016 Chevrolet…

By Robin White Goode

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Child Health Day

Child Health Day

President Obama calls on Americans to keep children healthy

Years ago I worked for a Christian organization that helped resettle refugees across the United…

By Robin White Goode

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World Bullying Prevention Day

World Bullying Prevention Day

Take a stand to stop hurtful behavior

I remember being a sixth-grader and lining up in the gym for our next class,…

By Robin White Goode

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free money

This Organization of Black Men Helps You Go To College For Free

100 Black Men of Chicago to host its annual College Scholarship Fair on October 8, 2016

Over the previous 13 years of the College Scholarship Fair’s history, millions of dollars in…

By Robin White Goode

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Yale

Yale Study Reveals that Racism Reaches Down to Preschoolers

Teachers expect black boys to misbehave

The study basically confirms that we live in a pervasively racist society, and that even…

By Robin White Goode

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Howard

Chevrolet and NNPA Give Howard Students an Opportunity to “Discover the Unexpected”

DTU is a fellowship program designed to support the next generation of African American journalists and storytellers

Find out how Chevrolet gave Howard University communications students the chance change the narrative of…

By Kimberly Wilson

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soft skills

3 Soft Skills You Need to Be Career Ready

Your college degree isn’t enough

There’s a lot included in this competency, such as clear, coherent writing and oral expression…

By Robin White Goode

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October 1

This Financial Aid Resource for Students Opens This Weekend

Tips and info on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FAFSA available October 1! Early submission of the FAFSA will allow you to review your…

By Jessica Brown

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How To

windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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