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6 Twitter Job Search Strategies for Students

At the core of your Twitter job search has to be your own Twitter account! No brainer right? So know that you can’t do a Twitter job search without having your own professional Twitter account. Your first priority would be setting that up. … Read More…

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Pride Month on HBCU Campuses

June is Pride Month and if you are thinking about how you will celebrate that on your campus, you should check out CampusPride.org. Read More…

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College Grants For More Than Just Tuition in Virginia

The state of Virginia is looking to help students with college grants to cover cost of living, not just tuition.  It is verifiable truth that college students spend precious financial aid dollars on a lot more than tuition. Textbooks cost an arm and … Read More…

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Start a Dorm Room Business This Year

I bet you there is at least one dorm room business in your building! Between classes, extra curriculars, and the unavoidable need to socialize with other human beings, it can be hard for college students to find time to work, let alone start … Read More…

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Healthy Study Habits for the New Year

By Andrea Byrd (Mississippi Valley State University) Student Career Journal is a series of articles written by HBCU students about college life, career activities and opportunities on their campus that encourage career development and building success habits. Every student has experienced unhealthy study … Read More…

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20 Pieces of REAL Advice for a College Freshman

From the desk of the Dean…(Updated for the Class of 2023) In a few weeks, summer will end and you will become a college freshman.  You won’t be alone. Thousands of new college freshmen will file onto college campuses and populate college residence … Read More…

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Campus Leadership is Something to Brag About

Congratulations to the new batch of student leaders on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities this fall! As a former college Dean and HR Pro, I never miss a chance to congratulate students who have the courage to not only participate … Read More…

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Career Placement Center on Campus – Can They Help?

Although the trend has shifted away from the use of the word “placement” in the names of career offices on college campuses, your college or university may still have an office called “Career Placement Center”. Even if the staff there doesn’t use that … Read More…

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