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student loans

The Financial Impact of Borrowing Student Loans

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

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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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study overseas

10 Best Places to Study Overseas in 2017

Diversity Abroad highlights Brazil, Costa Rica, China, and many others

That’s why I periodically check out what’s going on at the website of Diversity Abroad.…

By Robin White Goode

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Peace Corps

Peace Corps Names Top Volunteer-Producing HBCUs

Howard, Spelman, FAMU hold the top three spots

There’s a certain romance about the idea of doing volunteer work in the developing world.…

By Robin White Goode

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scholarship

Murdered Man’s Daughter Sets Up Scholarships for Young Black Men

The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation wants to send more of Chicago’s black youth to college

In 1982, a man was gunned down in Chicago. He was the father of former…

By Robin White Goode

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Nigerian student

Nigerian Student From New Jersey Gets Into All 8 Ivies

First-generation American joins elite student group

Seventeen-year-old Ifeoma White-Thorpe of New Jersey has joined an elite group of students: those who’ve…

By Robin White Goode

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Loan Forgiveness

Bait and Switch: The U.S. Ed. Dept.’s Loan Forgiveness Sham

After 10 years, borrowers are told they may not be eligible after all

In a stunning bait and switch, the U.S. Department of Education leaves hundreds of thousands…

By Robin White Goode

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American College

Scholarship Alert: The American College of Financial Services

Earn a credential to become a financial adviser

But the American College of Financial Services may have read that post and is getting…

By Robin White Goode

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MissionU

MissionU Fixes What’s Broken in Higher Ed

Innovative business model charges $0 upfront tuition

There’s a lot about higher education that seems upside down. Like the exorbitant student debt…

By Robin White Goode

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Georgetown

Descendant of Sold Slaves Works at Georgetown U.

Executive assistant discovers personal connection to school’s sale of enslaved people

That enslaved men, women, and children were sold against their will by Jesuit priests somehow…

By Robin White Goode

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looks bright

With Trump and DeVos, For-Profits’ Future Looks Bright

Predatory schools may be having their day in the sun again

Since talking with B-CU leadership, I’ve decided to look more closely into the situation, but…

By Robin White Goode

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rising

Tell Them Historically Black Colleges Are Rising

Film explores the role of HBCUs over the last 170 years

The 90-minute film and multi-platform project by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson also explores how HBCUs…

By Robin White Goode

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Bethune-Cookman

Bethune-Cookman Needs to Get Out of This Deal Now

HBCU aligns with for-profit law school, setting up its students to fail

This is a bad deal for Bethune-Cookman students that want to attend a legitimate law…

By Robin White Goode

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Julian Bond

Julian Bond Scholarship at Maurer School of Law, Indiana University

Covers up to 100% of tuition for one year, and more

The Mauer School of Law at Indiana University in Bloomington has announced its partnership with…

By Robin White Goode

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student loans

Trump’s Education Cuts Declare War on the Poor

‘Draconian’ funding cuts target low-income strivers

The budget also eliminates the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, which help the neediest students pay…

By Robin White Goode

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reconciliation

Black Female Theologian Takes Reconciliation Beyond Race

Duke Divinity’s Christena Cleveland also explores class and identity

For example, two people may be black or even black and female, but one may…

By Robin White Goode

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Spring Break

Don’t Let Spring Break Leave You Broke

Before you use your college refund check to book a trip or go on a shopping spree, ask yourself, "Will spring break leave me spring broke?"

Thousands of college students across the country are celebrating Spring Break and are using their…

By Jessica Brown

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Clean Energy Economy

HBCU Coalition and Department of Energy Promote Clean Energy Economy

Fourteen historically black colleges and universities sign an agreement with D.O.E.

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a landmark agreement with a coalition of historically…

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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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