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...

Morehouse Student Creates Video on Resume Writing Tips Using Beyoncé Lyrics

A Morehouse student has provided us the best resume building tips, but in an interesting way. Chris Sumlin, a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, uploaded a resume...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘Describe Jackson State In One Word’

“Unique," says Jackson State student MuNesha, a senior health care administration major, on the university's official Facebook page. "Some people think of Jackson as dangerous, but that’s not always...

The 10 HBCUs With The Best Retention Rates

Deciding whether to go to college can be difficult, stressing, and sometimes can be put on the back burner to find a peace of mind. Maybe taking a year...

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’...

3 Must Pack Items for Spring Break 2016

The Buzz recently posted an article describing 10 different ways you can spend your spring break. Among the suggestions were some of the classics, such as taking a road...

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