Tag Archives: college

professor

I’m A Black Professor At A Mostly White School And That Matters

Being a professor of color at a PWI provides me a rare perspective on these…

By Black Enterprise

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financial head start

Gift Ideas to Give New Grads a Financial Head Start

Instead of a trip or a car, consider gift ideas that will start your new graduate off with the right attitude about managing their money

Graduation season is just a few short months away, with only a semester to go…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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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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win college scholarships

Prepare Your Kids to Win College Scholarships Now

Debt-free college may be within your grasp if you follow these tips

I have a confession to make. I didn’t help either of my kids apply for…

By Robin White Goode

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snapchat

DJ Khaled, BET Networks Launch First-Ever Snapchat College Tour

Colleges and universities are using Snapchat and celebrities to attract prospective students.

The program assists high school seniors with the college application process and Get Schooled will…

By Samara Lynn

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college

5 Questions Recent College Grads Should Ask Themselves

It never hurts to ask these questions, when you’re a new college grad searching for your dream job

Here are five actionable steps every recent college graduate should take right now in order…

By Black Enterprise

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college

These 5 Successful Celebrities Recently Ventured to College

Celebrities are taking advantage of higher education to advance their careers and businesses

Find out which black celebrities opted to go to college despite already having immense success…

By Safon Floyd

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Pitzer

Op-Ed: About That Pitzer College Student Who Doesn’t Want to Room with Whites

Pitzer College students' petulant entitlement comes across mean-spirited, nasty, and not within the bounds of reality

The Washington Post featured an article about three Pitzer College students seeking a roommate in college…

By Samara Lynn

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college savings

What to Do When You Don’t Have Enough College Savings

Here's what you don't want to do

What should you do when you don’t have enough college savings? Well here’s the first…

By Carrie Pink

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2016 United Negro College Fund Mayor’s Ball

The Los Angeles gala was a spectacular event

The annual United Negro College Fund just completed a month of fundraising activity with their…

By Aniesia Williams

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HBCU Buzz

How Two Young Professionals Built a Platform for HBCU Students and Graduates to Stay Connected

HBCU Buzz founders on growing their brand from the bottom up

HBCU Buzz founders talk growing a brand that keeps current students and alum connected

By Courtney Connley

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debt-free

New Study Shows African Americans Are Highly Concentrated in Low-Paying Majors

A severely low number of black students choose STEM-related majors

A new study from Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce shows that African Americans…

By Courtney Connley

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challenge

How Students Really Get Admitted to College

Behind the scenes at one school

The college admissions process seems steeped in mystery. How do admissions officers select/reject students from…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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FLOTUS raps

Michelle Obama Releases Rap Video Encouraging Kids to Go to College

"FLOTUS on the track"

Michelle Obama releases music video alongside SNL’s Jay Pharoah to encourage kids to go to…

By Courtney Connley

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Are You Thankful for Your College Education?

Was the hard work worth it?

During this season of Thanksgiving, are you thankful that you went to college? That’s what…

By Robin White Goode

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President Obama Pledges $118 Million to Help Girls and Women of Color

Research institutions partnering with White House to address education and career development issues

Five-year funding initiative called Prosperity Together devotes funds to low-income women with more from the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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challenge

What it Takes to Graduate From College

Students need emotional support and academic preparation

Discussing college completion and attainment at the National Higher Education Summit, panelists explored what’s working…

By Robin White Goode

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money experts

New College Ranking Says ‘Show Me the Money’

The Economist's latest ranking system factors in the job earnings of graduates

The Economist uses the estimated earnings of a graduate to determine the ranking of a…

By Courtney Connley

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National Higher Education Summit Spotlights Student Equity and Opportunity

National Urban League and USA Funds host college completion conference

The National Higher Education Summit hosted by the National Urban League and USA Funds, which…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Grads Have Higher Sense of Well-Being Than Black Non-HBCU Grads

What can other schools learn from their approach?

A recent Gallup poll shows that HBCU grads experience higher levels of well-being–including engagement at…

By Robin White Goode

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