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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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Intel HBCU Grant Program

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…

By Robin White Goode

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Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban Is Right, Liberal Arts Majors Are the Key to the Future

Want to be prepared for the new tech age? Liberal arts is the way to go

We’re hoping that with strong critical thinking, communication, and people skills, plus his tech background,…

By Robin White Goode

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NASA

‘Hidden Figures’–Don’t Just See the Movie, Read the Book!

Reading this book opens a window into a different time and place

I saw the movie, and it’s great—but reading the book is a much richer experience.…

By Robin White Goode

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Internship

Got an Internship? Now Is the Time to Apply

March is the month to secure a summer placement

Shortly after Christmas my son applied for an internship at a financial services company. We…

By Robin White Goode

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The Point of Going to College Is to Graduate

Some schools do a much better job than others, Ed Trust report shows

The 22% gap between college completion rates of black students and white students doesn’t necessarily…

By Robin White Goode

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Valerie Smith

Valerie Smith, the First Black President of Swarthmore College

‘We attract students who are curious about the world, themselves, ideas, and people’

Smith says the school recognized the importance of building an inclusive community once an investment…

By Robin White Goode

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Leadership

Hampton’s President Harvey Writes Principles of Leadership

He can criticize The Quad because he knows what principled leadership looks like

His new book, Principles of Leadership, written in response to the many who have asked…

By Robin White Goode

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high school

What Black Students Need to Know About Paying for College

At the inaugural BE HBCU Summit, education experts shared tools and tips to help black students finance their education

UNCF Senior Vice President Larry Griffith shared the “4 Knows” that parents and black students…

By Selena Hill

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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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