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career services

‘Career Services Must Die’

Can you find a job using your campus placement office?

“Presidents need to decide if this is a mission-critical function of the school,” he said,…

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diversity

Diversity on Campus: Why Is it (Still) an Issue?

The NYT Higher Ed Leaders Forum

Is it diversity or inclusiveness that colleges should be aiming at? Hannah-Jones suggested that diversity…

By Robin White Goode

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mental health

Promoting the Mental Health Needs of College Students of Color

The Steve Fund supports students’ emotional well-being

A romantic breakup, for example, may seem trivial but can be devastating for some young…

By Robin White Goode

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ed leaders forum

This Kind of Mindsets Lead To Peak Performance in School

The New York Times Higher Ed Leaders Forum

Cuddy also spoke of how women “don’t feel as if they can take up space…

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College

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Upholds UT-Austin’s Admissions Policies

A victory for all Americans

Today’s decision by the Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas is a huge…

By Robin White Goode

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coding boot camps

Is Financial Aid for Coding Bootcamps Too Good To Be True?

Bad combination: for-profits and financial aid

Although I love the idea of increasing access for low-income students, the debt financing model…

By Robin White Goode

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money

Make Financial Planning Part of Planning for College

College Gurl tells you the steps to take this summer

Use your downtime wisely.
Take the summer to prepare for the upcoming school year, especially if…

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stocks

Along with STEM, We Need the Liberal Arts

Harvard prof says our collective consciousness is otherwise impoverished

Allen’s 2014 book, Our Democracy, was inspired by a night class she taught for 10…

By Robin White Goode

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Kaplan Educational Fund

This Non-Profit Clears the Path to Success for Low Income Students of Color

Kaplan Educational Foundation Celebrates 10 Years

KEF sees community college as an economic engine for students, many of whom have what…

By Robin White Goode

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STEM

2016 STEM Grad Says ‘Vive la France!’

Embracing global citizenship, this engineering major acquires foreign language fluency

Shut off your mind and everyone’s opinions, and open your heart. As an African American…

By Robin White Goode

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Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson to Give $2.5M in Scholarships to SC State

Urges the 'socially responsible' to support HBCUs

I am overjoyed by the opportunity to continue my commitment to higher education through my…

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Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey Delivers Commencement Address at Alabama State

Beloved TV personality is awarded an honorary doctorate

“Success is for yourself. Great people change other people’s lives.… Take this degree and go…

By Robin White Goode

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college prep

This Company Finds the Best College “Fit” For Your Child

Service shows students how to distinguish themselves

But maybe it isn’t too late for you to make use of the services of…

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Business Name

Do You Really Need Remediation?

Don't pay now to learn what you should have been taught in high school

Interestingly, data from the Alaska study revealed that some students assigned to developmental courses managed…

By Robin White Goode

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marrying

Education Can Keep You from Marrying (or Being) the Wrong Person

Educated people are more likely to be and remain married

According to the Pew Research Center, college-educated women have an almost eight-in-10 chance of still…

By Robin White Goode

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community college

Community College Certificates Can Fatten Your Wallet

Alternative on-ramps to higher salaries

More recent research shows that students who complete a community college program of study that…

By Robin White Goode

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College Gurl

7 Top Financial Tips From College Gurl

This financial aid professional provides tips to keep you informed

Don’t borrow more than you need. “You will be responsible for paying this money back.…

By Robin White Goode

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student debt

Can Colleges Do More to Lower Student Debt?

Yes, Indiana University leads the way

This is a critical issue in the black community. Black students borrow more and in…

By Robin White Goode

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urban schools

Missing Tax Dollars, Apathy, Contribute to Disinvestment in Urban Schools — Part 1

Hamilton of the National Black MBA Association offers ideas on what's troubling our schools

The NBMBAA develops an evergreen pipeline from high school to professional development.
Our high school mentoring…

By Robin White Goode

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higher education

Why the Next Decade Presents a Rare Opportunity for Shrinking the Higher Education Equity Gap

Lumina Foundation president & CEO speaks out

When it comes to minority attainment, it’s promising that the trend line is headed in…

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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