Category Archive for: Getting into College

Getting a Great SAT Score Requires Sacrifice

An original article by Dylan Hernandez entitled How I Learned to Take the SAT Like a Rich Kid should be entitled how to do great on the SATs. Everyone has an opportunity to do great, and it’s not based on how much one’s family makes; instead, it’s based on what we, as parents and educators, can…

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Why are High School Graduations Up and College Admissions Down?

According to Black Enterprise, “The latest national data show that more students are getting their high school diplomas than ever before. Just over 82% of the students who were high school seniors during the 2013–14 year graduated, up from 81% the year before.” I must say that it is pleasing to see high school students…

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Truths You Won’t Believe Series: Statistics About Black Women in College

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Truths You Won't Believe

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Truths You Won’t BelieveMore black women than ever before are enrolling in 2-year colleges or 4-year universities. However, because of negative images of some African-American women being posted to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, society has developed a preconceived notion that young black women lack ambition and goals. People need…

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Get Involved: The Power of Mentoring Black Boys

Black boys need positive role models. Many of them are getting lost between the transition from childhood to young adulthood. Bad choices are being made, and the long-term consequences are often troubling. It is easy for these boys to consider dropping out of school rather than pursuing a higher education path. So, what can be…...

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Tips for College Students to Succeed From the Start

It seemed like just yesterday I was moving down to Indiana State University as a young man eager to get my college life started. I was so excited about the opportunity to start a new chapter in my life. I’ll be honest, I never thought I would attend college after that first rejection letter came.…...

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Tips on how to Have Your Child Truly Prepared for College

As we educators look at black graduation rates, we realize that it’s a two-fold situation. black graduation rates have risen over the years, especially for black women, but it is leaps and bounds lower when it comes to those of our white counterparts. The question is not why are our students not completing their education,…

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College Prep Blogs You Would Love To Follow

It’s easy to get college information overload online. Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and others are shouting “Read Me! Read Me!”. But let’s face it, we only have so much time to get acclimated to college information and even less time trying to decide what to read. And that’s where I come in. I know who has…

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First Daughter Malia Obama Starts the College Application Process (Video)

This story originally found at Global Grind. Video from Entertainment Tonight on YouTube. Malia Obama, who recently started her senior year of high school, is currently in the midst of touring top universities and completing college applications. The 17-year-old is touring Ivy League universities such as Brown, Columbia, Harvard, Yale, but is also looking at…

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Google Scholarships Now Taking Applications

This article originally found at Google For Students Funding a college education is something that every child and parent must research. A way to decrease the out-of-pocket cost can help dramatically when deciding on going to college or not for a lot of students. The application process for Google’s scholarships has officially started. Let’s take a…...

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