Tag Archive: Going to Grad School

HBCU Online Education Offers Perfect Balance

September 2, 2020 7:44 pm Published by

The U.S. Department of Education (National Center for Education Statistics, 2011) reported that Blacks are more likely to enroll and complete their entire academic undergraduate coursework online (Moore, 2014). This was more than any other demographic group. However, others are jumping on the online education movement as well. A recent Forbes article stated that “Even before the pandemic, Research and Markets forecasted the online education market as $350 Billion by 2025.” Although Blacks are increasingly accessing online education programs, many Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) still don’t have programs.... View Article

Four Tips To Write A Great Personal Statement

March 11, 2020 7:39 am Published by

By Andrea Byrd (Mississippi Valley State University) Student Career Journal is a series of articles written by HBCU college students about life on campus, career topics and the career and professional experiences of black historical figures. If you are going to grad school, it’s pretty clear that personal statements are on your mind. Primarily the personal statement is a subjective piece of work. However, once an application is attached to a personal statement more objective criteria like grammar efficiency, education details and college activities are highly important. There are some... View Article

Morehouse College Dress Code Gets Reactions

October 26, 2009 10:04 am Published by

Reactions continue to pour in about the new Appropriate Attire Policy established as the Morehouse College dress code. The policy is derived from the views of Morehouse President Dr. Robert M. Franklin, that the Morehouse Man has an obligation to be “well read, well spoken, well traveled, well dressed and well balanced.” In an article for the Philadelphia Tribune, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania alumni, Michael Coard had this to say about the Morehouse College dress code: “It’s a great thing that there is a dress code at Morehouse. However, I... View Article

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