Tag Archives: Education

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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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Protect Yourself Against Student Loan Debt Relief Scams

Students and graduates in the United States have a combined student loan debt of 1.3…

By Jessica Brown

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Is It Time To Put a Limit On Your Student Loan Stress?

You can be in denial, angry, depressed, confused, and even hurt when it comes to…

By Ashley M Fox

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engineer

Matthew Nelson Proves It’s Never Too Late to be an Engineer

Matthew Nelson wants other people of color to know it's never to late to become an engineer.

“He is the oldest national chair in NSBE’s history.”

By Samara Lynn

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Kamau Bobb

Dr. Kamau Bobb Talks Encouraging Interest in STEM Education

Dr. Kamau Bobb shares advice for students pursuing STEM fields, part IV

Dr. Kamau Bobb shares advice for students pursuing STEM fields.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Dr. Kamau Bobb Talks Research and Challenges in STEM Education

Dr. Kamau Bobb shares more about his role as a program officer at the National Science Foundation

Dr. Kamau Bobb shares more about his role, helping facilitate the direction of scholarly research.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Dr. Kamau Bobb Talks Leadership and Diversity in STEM and Computer Science Education (Part I)

Dr. Bobb discusses leadership and diversity in STEM and CS education

Dr. Kamau Bobb is not your average academic. For starters, his commitment to quality education…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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How Our Education System is Short-changing Talented Minorities

Good intentions alone will not endow educators with the ability to see potential where they don’t expect to find it

Northern California is not alone in short-changing talented minorities in the education system.

By Black Enterprise

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‘Wandering Mom’ Tanai Benard Talks New Culture, New Life, and Overcoming Obstacles (Part II)

She wanted her children to know that they could experience the splendor of the world on a grand scale

She wanted her children to know that they could experience the splendor of the world…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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