Tag Archives: Top Colleges

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America’s Most Economically Diverse Top Colleges

Here's a look at institutions of huger ed that are increasing efforts to recruit low-income students

Over the last decade, dozens of colleges have proclaimed that recruiting a more economically diverse…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Obama Signs Order Boosting HBCU Funding

Investment guarantees students access to low-cost federal loans

President Barack Obama signed the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, proposing…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Navigating Financial Aid

Tips for understanding the financial aid process

Navigating the financial aid process can be just as daunting and perplexing as choosing…

By Renita Burns

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Investing as a College Student

Jumpstart your financial future, secure funds for your golden years

Investing as a college student is a surefire way to jumpstart your financial future and…

By LaToya M. Smith

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The Cutting Edge: Back to School

Tips to help cut back on school spending

As you head back to school here a few additional resources to help you be…

By Renita Burns

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White Schools, Black Advocates

Professional immersion at white schools can be a predictor of success

Pre-professional associations can put black students in the right circles

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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How to Stand Out on Your College Application

Application tips and resources for attending the school of your dreams

Learn what admissions officers want to see on your application

By Brittany Hutson

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High School Summer Programs

Getting a head start on getting into college

For some students, summer is more about books than the beach

By Maya Yette

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