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Morgan State University Joins Global Partnership

Morgan State University recently announced that it’s been designated “an official institutional global research partner…

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Fly-In Programs Bring Students to College Campuses

But first you have to be accepted to the program

Visiting nearby college campuses may be feasible for most students, but traveling to those far…

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It’s True—You Don’t Need a B.A. to Get a Good-Paying Job

But this option isn’t available to black people

“But if we build pathways to these jobs aggressively, black students will be tracked into…

By Robin White Goode

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Affirmative Action on the Elite College Campus

The Education Trust punctures myths about race-based admissions

But Nichols said the default thinking is “‘the black student has my seat.’ Maybe it’s…

By Robin White Goode

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How Law Students Can Ace the Dreaded On-Campus Interview Process

This process is critical to your future as a lawyer

On-campus interviews are stressful for many law students. Here are ways from someone who has…

By Stephen L. Ball

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National Science Foundation’s REU Program Seeks Diverse Candidates

Research Experiences for Undergraduates introduces students to careers in research

Have you heard of REU? Until recently I hadn’t. Research Experiences for Undergraduates is an…

By Robin White Goode

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Morgan State Awarded $750K in STEM Grant Funding

Intel HBCU Grant Program part of its Diversity in Technology Initiative

Morgan State University, a historically black college in Baltimore, has announced the award of a…

By Robin White Goode

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Duke University Student Calls Out South Carolina’s ‘Corridor of Shame’

Schools across the country fail black students with impunity

As education editor at Black Enterprise I am deeply concerned about the flagrant inequities that…

By Robin White Goode

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education

A Tech Solution to Education Financing

For those with no credit history, Pay Your Tuition may be able to help

Although I don’t like loan financing and prefer that students look for scholarships as a…

By Robin White Goode

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Bennett College Announces New Leader

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins is the 18th president of North Carolina’s all-women’s institution

The Bennett College Board of Trustees announced earlier this month the appointment of Phyllis Worthy…

By Robin White Goode

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You Can Go to Grad School

Just make sure you make an informed decision

A few months ago one of my colleagues told me she was planning to go…

By Robin White Goode

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young men of color

Young Men of Color ‘See Themselves as Scholars’

New report by the Education Trust-West identifies practices that raise achievement

“Hear My Voice: Strengthening the College Pipeline for Young Men of Color in California” focuses…

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CUNY Start Prepares Students for College-Level Math in One Semester

The remedial graveyard gives way to math competence 

Over time the math gap becomes a chasm—and for many students one of the main…

By Robin White Goode

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U.S. Surgeon General

Meyerhoff Scholar Nominated to be the Next U.S. Surgeon General

Dr. Jerome Adams is Health Commissioner of the state of Indiana

His ability to assess the situation quickly and to make a decision based on evidence…

By Robin White Goode

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Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos Says She Wants to Protect Student Borrowers, Then Freezes Rules That Protect Them

Secretary of Education is sued by 18 state attorneys general

Although DeVos has said it is her intent to protect students, it seems that she…

By Robin White Goode

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college success

5 Tips for College Success—and Greater Well-Being

Gallup shares the best advice from its research

Ever wish you knew then what you know now? Now you can, if you’re a…

By Robin White Goode

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DeVos

DeVos Supports For-Profit Sector Over Students, Taxpayers

The Trump administration seeks to "re-regulate" the effective gainful employment rule "out of existence"

DeVos suggests that what’s important is the ability to pursue higher education including career training,…

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Some College Degrees Pay More than Others

Research your projected earnings before deciding on a major

For black Americans in particular, who as a group earn the lowest salaries and have…

By Robin White Goode

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Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholar Plans to Help Detroit Business Owners

American University scholar acquires skills that will revitalize her hometown

Last year I wrote about the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars program at American University in…

By Robin White Goode

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Where Is Ms. Frizzle When We Need Her?

It really is OK to ‘get messy’ and ‘make mistakes’—in other words, to fail

Although a lot of the conversation around teaching young people how to fail well is…

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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