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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…

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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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blog

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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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…

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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…

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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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How To

How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

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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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