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

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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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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Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj Helps Pay For Her Fans to Go to College

In need of a few extra dollars to pay for college? You may want to tweet at Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj sporadically decided to help over a dozen of her Twitter fans pay their…

By Selena Hill

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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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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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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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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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