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School Loan Payments Got You Down?

The Employer Participation in Repayment Act may incentivize your employer to help

Millennials currently make up a third of the American workforce, and that number is quickly…

By Robin White Goode

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The Advertising Industry Wants (and Needs) You!

Miami Ad School offers $200,000 minority scholarships to attract young people of color

Perhaps more importantly, Miami Ad recently announced it will be awarding $200,000 in scholarships annually…

By Robin White Goode

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OZY Genius Award Winner Designs 3-D Printed Prosthetic Socket

Wheaton College senior originally from Rwanda looks forward to opening clinic there

Claudine Humure, a senior at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, is one of the 10…

By Robin White Goode

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Beyonce

Beyoncé Creates Scholarship Program to Empower Young Women in College

Queen Bey is paying for the education of four women through the Formation Scholars fund

Beyonce is honoring the anniversary of Lemonade by empowering young women to go to college…

By Selena Hill

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Killer Recommendation Letters for Students Who Don’t Know Michelle Obama

How a teacher’s or counselor’s recommendation can open doors for you

OK, certainly a recommendation from any former first lady furthermore from Michelle Obama carries some…

By Robin White Goode

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impostor

Feel Like a Fake? The Impostor Phenomenon Makes Racial Discrimination Worse

Predicts depression and anxiety for African American students

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are concluding that the impostor phenomenon can…

By Robin White Goode

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black financial planners

We Need More Black Financial Planners

There are more black people in the space program

I recently wrote about the American College of Financial Services and its new scholarship fund…

By Robin White Goode

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student loans

The Financial Impact of Borrowing Student Loans

Before taking out student loans of any kind, understand the basic terms and conditions you would be agreeing to, should you accept this commitment

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

By Jessica Brown

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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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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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