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Student Loan Debt

Student Loan Debt Is Now More Than $1.3 Trillion

Devise a strategy to manage your indebtedness

Do you live in New York? You are more likely to have a higher loan…

By Robin White Goode

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debt

Keeping Millennials Out of Debt

Stopping burdensome college student loan debt before you even get started

Students and graduates in the U.S. have a combined student loan debt of $1.3 trillion.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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associate degree

Who Has More Debt?: Associate Degree Holders or M.B.A.’s?

College degrees that have the most—and the least

But like that of most Americans, debt is most likely in my children’s future. But…

By Robin White Goode

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graduate

This Student Took 15 Years to Graduate and Learned Something Big

You can learn a valuable lesson from this student

Persisting to graduation isn’t always easy. Many students lack maturity and self-discipline, and sometimes school…

By Robin White Goode

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Give Something Back Foundation

Give Something Back Foundation Supports Students In Need

Provides full scholarships and mentoring

The organization partners with 17 universities or trade schools in five states. Scholars must attend…

By Robin White Goode

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education cuts

Black History: The African American Woman Behind Pell Grants

Lois Dickson Rice made college possible for needy students

It was at the College Board that Rice promoted and helped to develop the Pell…

By Robin White Goode

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turning away muslims

There’s Nothing Christian About Turning Away Muslims

HBCU president speaks of a ‘sense of justice’

American “Christianity” has become so identified with the American political right that it has really…

By Robin White Goode

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travel ban

Will Trump’s Travel Ban Affect Americans Studying Abroad?

We talk with Beyond the States to find out

Although the Trump administration seems to take a reactionary approach to globalization, the rest of…

By Robin White Goode

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Detroit

This College Student is Ready to Take on Detroit

A Motor City native, Myya D. Jones is poised to lead

The former intern at the U.S. House of Representatives also wants to make sure poor…

By Robin White Goode

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ImeIme Umana

Black History Then and Now: ‘The Harvard Law Review’

ImeIme Umana follows in the footsteps of Barack Obama, as the new president of 'The Harvard Law Review'

During Black History Month—and really any time of the year—it’s fascinating to learn about the…

By Robin White Goode

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debt-free

You Can Graduate from College Debt-Free

Kevin Y. Brown of Debt-Free College Academy shows you how

One of the first things I noted in speaking with Brown is the vast well…

By Robin White Goode

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FAFSA

Don’t Get Suckered Into Paying an ‘Expert’ to Fill Out Your FAFSA Form

The first word in FAFSA is "free," therefore, you do not need to pay anyone to help you it fill out

Is your family paying someone to complete the FAFSA? The first word in FAFSA is…

By Jessica Brown

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degree

This Is How To Earn Your Degree Overseas

Organizations like Beyond the States can help you find your way

That’s right. There’s a big world out there. You don’t have to limit yourself to…

By Robin White Goode

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Xavier University

Xavier Grads Leave Ready to Lead and Serve

Leadership and service are woven into the fabric of this HBCU experience

Xavier University of Louisiana, the only Catholic historically black college, is distinguished for producing the…

By Robin White Goode

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Pomona

Pomona College Selects Starr as its New President

NYU dean heading to California in the fall

Some people just have the right names. G. Gabrielle Starr is certainly one of them.…

By Robin White Goode

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career

3 Skills That Take You From College to Career

‘Teamwork, problem solving, and leadership’

Career preparation—even if you’re not exactly sure what you want to do—must be a core…

By Robin White Goode

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class

Help Where and When You Need It — In Class

In-class support just may be the answer to helping struggling college students

The pilot program seeks to address a dire statistic: “The graduation rate for black male…

By Robin White Goode

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Morgan State

Morgan State Awarded $700K in Grant Funding

Will support HBCU Student Success Project

Morgan State University has announced the award of a three-year, $716,700 grant from Lumina Foundation…

By Robin White Goode

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debt

6 Tips to Avoid Wrangling with Your Student Loan Servicer

Follow this advice and lower the chances that you’ll encounter problems

A lot has been written about this lawsuit—and I want to make sure that Black…

By Robin White Goode

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student loan servicers

Student Loan Servicers Are Not Your Friends

Navient gets hit by three lawsuits in one day

The other day I wrote that student loan servicers are not your friends. I advised…

By Robin White Goode

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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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How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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