Tag Archives: Education

Trump

3 Initiatives Trump Should Implement to Aid Minorities

Instead of trying to answer President Trump's rhetorical question, 'What do you have to lose?' we must instead make demands regarding what we expect to gain

If Trump can focus on an inclusive goal, we can use that to drive progress.…

By Shawn Baldwin

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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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STEM Toys

You Can Now Give Your Kids a Monthly STEM Toy Box Subscription

Can Amazon's new service create budding engineers?

Can STEM toys help build STEM skills? Jeffrey Trawick, said there has been surprisingly little…

By Samara Lynn

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2020Shift and Uber Will Teach You All About Product Design

2020Shift, with the help of Uber, offers a tech course that is not coding-focused but fulfills a need

The course offering underscores the goals of 2020Shift, to highlight not only the necessity of…

By Samara Lynn

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STEM Toys

8 Educational STEM Toys for Kids at CES 2017

These eight toys will ensure your kids learn STEM!

To prepare kids for a technology-encompassed world, it’s never too early to get tech into…

By Samara Lynn

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Financial Aid

10 Questions to Ask the Financial Aid Office

Here are the questions you must ask the financial aid office in order to protect yourself and your financial security

Contacting the financial aid office is important before accepting awards. Asking these ten questions will…

By Jessica Brown

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Charles

Charles Koch’s Principles of Higher Learning

In this BE exclusive, this billionaire CEO talked with Editor-In-Chief Derek T. Dingle about the value of a college education based on principled entrepreneurship

In a BE exclusive, billionaire CEO Charles Koch opens up about the value of a…

By Derek T. Dingle

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google

Google Fiber Building Digital Walls Instead of Bridges

So much of the digital world has grown on us like a friend in the…

By Hazel Edney

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crazy ideas

Where Do Kids Get Their Crazy Ideas About Money?

Probably you! Studies show many children pick up money habits and beliefs from their parents

According to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling’s 2012 Financial Literacy Survey, children learn financial…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Scholarship Money

Don’t Miss Out On $100M of Unclaimed Scholarship Money

Students across the country are missing out on scholarship opportunities by letting deadlines pass or from laziness

Last year, over $100 million in scholarship money went unclaimed. That’s why it’s vital to…

By Jessica Brown

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HBCU Tour

HBCU Tour Encourages Students in the Right Direction

Nicole Ford's organization, Stepping In The Right Direction, organizes tours of HBCUs for high school students

Stepping In The Right Direction CEO Nicole Ford takes students on an HBCU tour and…

By Regan Farley

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Bayou Classic Business

Bayou Classic: Holiday Tradition Combining Business with Pleasure

"...it’s been more than a game, it’s been a way of life."

The Bayou Classic is the powerhouse of HBCU Classics. It is much more than just…

By Preston Charles

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Financial Aid

Importance of Building a Relationship With the Financial Aid Office

Be focused and open-minded when securing financial aid

During the college process, you must maintain the focus and remain open-minded. This is especially…

By Jessica Brown

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Vacation

5 Ways to Begin Saving for Your Dream Vacation

Start planning and saving for your dream destination today

Everyone deserves to travel, but money always seems to get in the way. Here are…

By Ashley M Fox

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master's

You Can Get a Master’s Degree for $7,000

Georgia Tech’s prestigious computer science program is affordable

Is a master’s in computer science from a highly ranked university out of your reach?…

By Robin White Goode

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Paycheck

Tired of Living Paycheck to Paycheck? Escape Now

Because exhibiting champagne taste while on a beer budget can be detrimental to achieving your financial goals

If you are tired of feeling like you don’t have enough to save or spend…

By Ashley M Fox

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October 1

This Financial Aid Resource for Students Opens This Weekend

Tips and info on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FAFSA available October 1! Early submission of the FAFSA will allow you to review your…

By Jessica Brown

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tutoring

Is Private Tutoring the Key to Student Success?

The benefits of private tutoring for students

Why is private tutoring the key to success in school? Jay Veal, CEO of INC…

By vealj

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LGBT youth

Advocating for African American LGBTQ Students

The White House Summit offered tangible tools for providing safe spaces for LGBTQ youth in school and at home

Over two days in June, some 100 LGBT youth leaders gathered in Washington, D.C., for…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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schools

Educated Black Lives Also Matter-All Good Schools Help Our Kids

We should endeavor to provide as many diverse options as possible to meet the diverse needs of today's student

In the debate over whether there should be a moratorium on charter schools, we must…

By Kevin Chavous

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