Why This Senior Chose Social Work Major

“In high school, you’re not really focused on what’s coming up next," said Jackson State student Gwendolyn, a senior social work major. "As I got older, I got...

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...

Trying To Decide Between A Black College Or A Predominately White Institution

This year Black students going into the 12th grade across the country will be deciding on which college to attend. A lot of important factors play into...

9 New Year’s Resolutions for Graduating Seniors

By: Jillian Rinehimer (USA TODAY) Unless you plan on attending grad school, this is the last time you can make a New Year’s resolution as a student....

5 Things You Need to Know Friday in the HBCU Community

1. Xavier University of Louisiana gets huge grant Xavier University of Louisiana says it can now triple the number of its graduating African American students who later goes...

Mom’s House or Flophouse? Where to Live After College

The Root The thing I, as a shorty, looked forward to the most about transitioning from jailbait-hood to manhood was the right to move out of my parents’...

5 Ways to Prepare for Finals Exams

Getting ready for finals can be overwhelming.  We know that everyone wants to see their family and friends and is over school right now. But stop whining;...

5 Things to Keep in Mind During Finals Exams

All-nighters in the library, visits to your professor’s office hours, group projects and turning assignments in online all before it hits 11:59PM. These things only mean one...

3 Ways Black College Students Can Save Money In College

Saving money while attending an HBCU, or any college can be difficult to keep up with, especially when you want the best college experience your campus can...

Charleston and the Role of the Black Church

Patheos.com *Note: This post is a response to a friend’s sincere question about how she needs to address her community in regards to the events in Charleston. She...

How To Survive A Group Project In College

Group work is a necessary part of college. Collaborative learning is becoming a central element in the educational system, and many school projects depend on solid team...

29 Powerful Women in the White House Share Their Secrets of Success

Levo It looks like Beyoncé was absolutely right! “Who runs the world? Girls!” To be more accurate, successful, savvy, and stay-on-it-til-it’s-done women. In the new issue of Essence Magazine,...

5 Fashion Tips for Spring 2015

With the new spring semester the weather is looking frightful! First you have to deal with harsh winters and then a hot spring right before summer break. Sometimes getting...

5 Things You Should Accomplish This Spring

By Itopia Mills, HBCU Buzz Staff Writer 2015 is here! and there are so many great things to look forward to with this upcoming spring semester at our...
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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...

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...

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...

3 Ways Black Greek Fraternities Prepare You For Employment

For some students, joining a Black Greek Lettered Organization is at the top of the list of things to do while attending a historically black college or...

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