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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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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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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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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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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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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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Buy off campus. Nearly all school supplies sold in on-campus book stores are more expensive than in stores located in town. “If possible, especially when you are making bulk purchases, make the trip off campus to buy school supplies,” recommends Jesse Ryan, managing director at Accounting Principals. “Sometimes local vendors even sell campus spirit wear for nearly half the price,” he adds.

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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One Country’s Bold Approach to End Discrimination in the College and Job Application Process

UK Prime Minister David Cameron announces "name blind" application process

United Kingdom’s Prime Minister announces plans to enforce a “name blind” college and job application…

By Courtney Connley

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NUL National Higher Education Summit to Focus on Equity, Affordability

200 leaders will gather to talk higher education and completion

By every measure, the nation’s higher education system is failing the nation’s poor and minorities,…

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Should You Enroll Your High School Student in a Foreign Exchange Program?

6 benefits of high school study abroad programs

Here are six benefits of attending a foreign exchange program for high school students.

By Kandia Johnson

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[STUDY] Black Women and Asian Men Underrepresented in Magazines

Despite black women getting Sept. covers, research shows that the playing field is still not diverse

A recent study by student and faculty researchers at the College of William & Mary…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] 10 Best Cities in the World to Be a Student in 2015

Survey releases the best cities in the world for students

Survey releases the best cities in the world for students.

By Kandia Johnson

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On-Campus Smoothie Truck Business on Track for $1 Million

Keon Davis shares four pieces of advice to aspiring entrepreneurs

How one entrepreneur is cashing in on the tastebuds of college students, with an innovative…

By Gwen Jimmere

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5 Myths About Veterans Transitioning from Military Life to College

Education Director of Army Soldier for Life provides tips for Vets pursuing educational goals

Education Director of Army Soldier for Life provides tips for Veterans pursuing educational goals.

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] First Lady Michelle Obama Welcomes Students at Beating the Odds Summit

Students from across the country overcome obstacles to pursue higher ed

First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes more than 130 students at the Beating the Odds Summit,…

By Robin White Goode

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