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Live your truth

My advice to anyone who is and has been in foster care and wants to pursue higher education is to live your truth and be yourself when stepping onto a college campus. Don’t ever minimize your experience of being in … Continue reading

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College Career Counseling

Oh sure, they know what you and the spouse do, we hope, and maybe have in mind a half-dozen occupations they’ve either come into contact with or admired from afar. A survey of 600,000 teens by the Organization for Economic … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry About college Until High School

Your child will probably get into college even if they haven’t become the best violin player in your time zone by second grade. Parents may try to convince you otherwise, but only because someone already convinced them. Childhood and adolescence are times … Continue reading

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HBCU Change

The country’s Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) face financial challenges, but a new app simplifies the process of supporting them. HBCU Change allows you to link credit and debt cards to the platform. With each purchase, the app rounds … Continue reading

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Personal Statement or Essay for College

Stay sloppy. You need to apply as a strong writer. If you have poor writing skills and poor grammar, your application with be pitched right away. Most applicants don’t understand the limits of their writing skills. Ask a strong editor … Continue reading

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