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20 Pieces of REAL Advice for College Freshmen

There is already a ton of advice for college freshmen on how to succeed.  Let me add some more and give you what I call my 20 pieces of REAL advice for college freshmen.  I have spent so many years working with new grads … Read More…

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Funding your HBCU College Life

Most HBCU students and parents continue to worry about about funding the HBCU college experience. In addition to completing the FAFSA this year, students should consider exploring the following: Scholarships. Do not just rely on your school for scholarship information since there are … Read More…

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Choosing a College Major this Fall

Are you having a problem choosing a college major? Are you already in college and have not selected a college major or minor as yet? Before you start thinking that you are alone, you should know that almost 80% of college bound students … Read More…

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Campus Jobs are Real Jobs Too

I’d venture a guess that the majority of college students hold part time jobs in college.  Many of those students hold down on campus jobs.  Whether enrolled in 2-year, 4-year or a vocational training or career education program, on campus jobs are often … Read More…

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Funding College Life When Banks End Student Loans

The credit crunch in the U.S. has forced many banks to curtail or discontinue their tuition loan businesses. In the past 12 months, 33 banks and lenders have permanently or temporarily closed their student loan businesses. Additionally, more than 100 lenders have cut … Read More…

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3 Activities for a College Freshman Summer Plan

There are really two very exciting times for college freshmen.  The beginning of the semester when they are anxious about going off to college and the end of the freshman year.  Usually the start of college gets a lot more attention than the end of … Read More…

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