Some Tips For Freshmen Heading To College

Going to college can be tough. After high school graduation, prom and you’ve said your goodbyes to teachers it is now time to start a new journey....

9 Things I Learned From My Summer Internship

Through the help of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund I was able to participate in an all-expenses paid internship program with the United States Department of Agriculture....

HBCU Freshmen Bible: 5 Tips To Avoid The Freshmen 15

We all know that HBCU students love to indulge on Fried Chicken Wednesdays, Soul Food Thursdays and Catfish Fridays. There’s nothing like a home cooked meal when you’re...

Here’s 10 Ways to Get Ready for Your Freshman Year of College

Use the summer before your freshman year to prepare for college this fall. Here are 10 ways to get ready for campus life. Take Care of Thank You Notes...

HBCU Young Alumni Series: Chasing Dreams ft. John Holland

The idea behind the HBCU Young Alumni Series, is to take the time to honor graduates who, since graduation, managed to do the work, create opportunities for...

HBCU Freshman Bible: 5 Books You Need To Read To Learn About Black Fraternities...

One of the first things incoming students see when arriving on campus at an historically black college or university, or HBCU, is trees and benches painted with...

HBCU Freshman Bible: 7 Ways To Calculate College Spending That Won’t Hurt Your Pockets

Freshman year can be overwhelming. Besides living away from your family for the first time and learning campus life, understanding how to spend your funds can be...

HBCU Freshman Bible: 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Trying To Impress The Ladies

Orientation season is winding down, and incoming freshmen are starting to feel the butterflies of venturing off into this new chapter full of possibilities, opportunities, a new...

HBCU Freshman Bible: 12 Essential Items Needed When Arriving to Campus

College. Nothing says independence like it. Being away from your parents for the first time, meeting people from all over the country, and getting to know yourself...

HBCU Freshmen Bible: 5 Truths About Fraternity Parties

“Party, Party, Party, Let’s All Get Wasted!” I’m sure you’ve heard these lyrics from the newly-released Gucci Mane. Even more, I’m sure as a HBCU freshmen you...

Tasha Smith Addresses Leadership At The 20th NASAP Anniversary

“I now live in the house that was on my vision board 10 years ago,” testified actress and comedian Tasha Smith on June 3 at the National...

Why It’s Never Too Late To Choose To Be Great

At times I tend to think I'm older than I actually am, allowing myself to drown in the woes of past mistakes and watching all my counterparts...

4 Mistakes Young Professionals Make On The Job

While a college degree, an impressive resume and a strong handshake may land you a spot at your first dream job, these things won’t guarantee longevity and...

Why Neglecting Retirement Savings For Student Loans Isn’t A Good Thing

Juggling the monthly payments of student loan debt is often the leading factor that causes millennials to put off saving for retirement. While young professionals are always...

How To Calculate A College Spending Plan That Won’t Hurt Your Pockets

Like many financial journalists I know, it moves me deeply to see the ways in which America’s more than $1 trillion in student loan debt is impacting...
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What We Can Learn From The Huffington Post Co-Founder’s Big Idea

Ariana Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post, has recently went viral and released a new book with her opinions on something so simple. In a world of final...
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5 Interview Tips Using Rihanna Lyrics #HBCUFreshmanBible

It's internship season! People all over my campus have been applying and interviewing in hopes of snagging an awesome internship in their field this summer. A lot of...
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5 College Survival Tips Using J Cole Songs #HBCUFreshmanBible

Going to college is like getting lost and finding something new. It's a new environment, new people and new challenges. My first year of college was very...

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