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-Frederick Douglass

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Hultz Prize
$1 Million Hult Prize Goes to Student Team from Earlham College

After lunch, I returned to the CGI Annual Meeting and attended a session on Achieving…

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office hours
#30DayChallenge: Know Your Professors’ Office Hours

Asking for help is difficult for a lot of young people, perhaps because it’s so…

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media
Want to Work in Media? You Can.

The foundation looks beyond who’s in front of the camera to place students along three…

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kickstart
5 Ways to Kickstart Career Preparation

Prep the promo materials. Waiting until junior or senior year to tailor a résumé to…

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challenge
You Can Go to Med School for Free

That’s right. There is a free medical school in Cuba, and you can go there.

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#30DayChallenge: 6 Ways to Maintain Your Mental Health This Semester

The campus health center isn’t just about treating sports injuries or other physical needs. Emotional…

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potential
Coach Students to Unlock Their Potential

Most students go through a period of uncertainty, Jarrat says. The coaching helps to normalize…

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Support Makes All the Difference

High school and college graduation are more like rites of passage for many Americans. In…

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HBCU
Rep Your HBCU for a Chance to Win Big!

It's time for you to rep your HBCU as hard as you can for a…

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challenge
#30DayChallenge: College Students Excel

Whichever is the case for you, in this challenge you’ll learn what you need to…

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college
Education Matters: Don’t Even Think About Going to a For-Profit College

“I worked hard for my degree,” she began, “But I went to a for-profit college…

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How High School Habits Can Lead to Long-Term Success

Have you ever thought about what has made you more successful than most other people?…

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muhlenberg college
The Muhlenberg College Network Is a Win-Win

“In the Internet age, it doesn’t make much difference where you are in the world.…

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southside
Movie Review: Southside with You

This is a great movie for romantics or those who admire the Obamas and have…

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scholarships
The One App Every Student Needs to Download Now

Want to avoid getting trapped in student loan debt? Apply for scholarships. Yes, you may…

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Spelman
Spelman College President Considers Admitting Transgender Students

Spelman is the latest prestigious women’s college to consider admitting transgender students. Other institutions, including…

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teacher training
4 Lessons From Other Countries That Can Improve Our Teacher Training

Why aren’t American elementary school teachers specialists in the subjects they teach, instead of generalists?…

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liberal arts
The Liberal Arts Embrace STEM

Now a report by the Education Advisory Board, Reclaiming the Value of Liberal Arts for…

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media
Equipping People of Color for Jobs in Media

“This may sound corny, but the lyrics I’m a movement by myself, but a force…

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student loan forgiveness
Student Loan Forgiveness – Are You Eligible?

Loan forgiveness means you would not have to fork over that money that you’re now…

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