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How Your School Can Network Its Way to Increased Alumni Giving

According to the folks at Gallup, one way that colleges can increase alumni giving is…

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College Aid Fails to Keep Up with Tuition Increases

Making higher education synonymous with debt for many

The College Board released two reports yesterday—Trends in College Pricing and Trends in Student Aid—that…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Enrollment Skyrockets

Is the political climate increasing interest in historically black colleges?

Quality of life is a factor students and their families need to consider when selecting…

By Robin White Goode

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Half of All Black Student Borrowers Default on Their Student Loans

Center for American Progress calls situation a "crisis"

Nearly half (49%) of all black student borrowers default on their student loans 12 years…

By Robin White Goode

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I Am Acceptance College Tour Promotes Mental Wellness

The Instagram @health_esteem campaign invites students to hack social media

I’ve written before about supporting the mental health needs specifically of students of color. The…

By Robin White Goode

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No Regrets – How to Make Informed Decisions About College

Students need help making important higher ed choices, Gallup researchers say

According to research from Gallup, however, that’s unlikely. A majority—51%—of U.S. adults regret at least…

By Robin White Goode

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BE Editor Honored By Local Community Org Helping Students Go to College

Up Rising Stars Inc. is a family-run organization that helps youth realize their dreams

Earlier this summer, BE’s very own Selena Hill was honored by a local org called…

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Columbia Girls in STEM Initiative Inspires Young Women to Achieve in STEM Careers

Operating in four cities, the program works with underrepresented students

Last week I attended a mentorship talk of the Columbia Girls in STEM Initiative, a…

By Robin White Goode

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The Freshman Year You Don’t Have to Pay For

It’s free. For college credit. Now.

I came across what sounds like a genuinely exciting and unique opportunity: the chance to…

By Robin White Goode

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Young Black Men Excel: In Graduate School Abroad

Chad Zimmerman earned a graduate degree in industrial design in the UK

Studying abroad is rare: Only 9% of all undergraduates study overseas, and of those, only…

By Robin White Goode

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10 Campuses Selected as Sites for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Centers

Their purpose is to effect change by breaking down hierarchy based on race

“But the overarching goal is to jettison a belief in a hierarchy of human value,”…

By Robin White Goode

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Rep Alma Adams National HBCU Week Conference

Don’t Waste Our Time, Postpone the National HBCU Week Conference, Says Pretty Much Everyone to Trump

Rep. Alma Adams, the Congressional Black Caucus, and others join the chorus

Rep. Alma Adams, representing the Twelfth District of North Carolina, is calling on Trump and…

By Robin White Goode

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Confederate Monuments Removed from College Campuses Across the Country

Innumerable memorials seem to challenge the truth

He said Germans understood that their Nazi past was shameful, not a thing to be…

By Robin White Goode

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Fly-In Programs Bring Students to College Campuses

But first you have to be accepted to the program

Visiting nearby college campuses may be feasible for most students, but traveling to those far…

By Chelsea L. Dixon

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It’s True—You Don’t Need a B.A. to Get a Good-Paying Job

But this option isn’t available to black people

“But if we build pathways to these jobs aggressively, black students will be tracked into…

By Robin White Goode

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Affirmative Action on the Elite College Campus

The Education Trust punctures myths about race-based admissions

But Nichols said the default thinking is “‘the black student has my seat.’ Maybe it’s…

By Robin White Goode

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digital literacy

Talk to Your Teenager About Digital Literacy

Many young people have not yet fully grasped that what they share online can derail their future

Many young people have not yet fully grasped that what they share online can derail…

By Selena Hill

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A Domestic Queen with International Sales

A sweet victory

Woman business owner goes from no electricity and reading by candlelight to cupcake entrepreneur selling…

By Kevin Y. Brown

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stressed

Your High School Grad Not Ready for College? Have Them Do This

Not everyone needs to go to a four-year institution immediately after graduating from high school

Not everyone is ready for college directly after high school. College requires an investment of…

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High School Seniors Still Leaving Money on the Table

To increase FAFSA submissions, studies show that students need explicit guidance to navigate the paperwork

The most important of these prompts? Urging students to set aside a specific date and…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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