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10 Things Trump (and Everyone Else) Should Know About HBCUs

Photo courtesy of Florida A&M University Facebook page<p>Written by Nikki Igbo of NikIgbo.com<p>Last week, before news headlines became consumed by Sally …

How to Save for College

There is no denying the fact that a college degree is a major financial investment. But studies have consistently shown that a college education pays …

White Student Goes on Rage-Filled Tirade Against Asian Teacher

<b>Update: May 26, 2017 11:00 p.m. EST</b><p>School officials at Eastside High School in Lancaster, California, released a statement in regards to the student, …

College scholarships for African-American students you need to know about

Students around the nation are always looking for money to pay for college. Here are some scholarships for African-American students with upcoming …

I graduated from Harvard without debt — here are my 7 best tips to score a full ride college scholarship

Because I had a lot of demonstrated need, sought outside scholarships, and worked during college, I was able to graduate from Harvard completely debt-free.<p>Even if you don't have demonstrated need, though, there are several things students and parents can do to maximize their financial aid.<p>Having a …

College & University

8 scholarships for college students you probably didn't know existed

As many high-school seniors have begun to hear back from colleges, they'll soon make a decision after factoring in a school's location, size, and fields of study.<p>But an equally important criterion is whether the school fits financially, which can depend on financial aid awards and external …

US students better get in formation and apply for a Beyonce scholarship

Beyonce is officially the gift that keeps on giving, and this gift may just be one of her biggest yet.<p>The multi award-winning singer has just …

The 4 Stupid Mistakes You're Making In College You'll Definitely Regret

When our teachers used to tell us “what you do in high school will determine your success,” their words of wisdom went right over our heads.<p>And …

Budget travel to San Francisco: fun, free and cheap things to do

San Francisco is an extremely expensive city to live and to visit, with rent rivaling Manhattan and gas and food prices going thorough the roof. A …

Why Doesn't College Work for Blacks?

Opinion<p>Posted: Apr 14, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>The headline …

This school won't charge you tuition until after you get a job

You won't have to pay anything to get an education at MissionU -- until you land a job.<p>Students will graduate after one year trained for a job that's in high demand, says founder Adam Braun. The first program starts in the fall and focuses on data analytics and business intelligence.<p>More than 2,000 …

What New Yorkers don't like about the new free tuition scholarship

There's something New Yorkers don't like about the governor's new free tuition scholarship: they're required to live and work in New York after graduating.<p>It's not forever. But those who receive the Excelsior Scholarship will have to remain in state for the same amount of time they received the …

Weed experts wanted: National Access Cannabis looks to expand their team

The job posting has only been up for six days but the folks at the National Access Cannabis location on Spring Garden Road in Halifax are swamped …

Amazon Is Hiring 5000 Work-From-Home Employees

The online retailer is hiring 5000 work-from-home employees<p>Amazon is hiring a ton of part-time customer service employees to work from home on nights …

The Headshot Setup That Will Save You Time and Impress Your Clients

I call it the 3-in-1 Headshot Method. As a professional photographer it is imperative that you are able to adapt to your surrounds and the needs of …

If you're living in the US, it may be cheaper to go to college in Canada or England

Many people fall into an income gap, where they make too much money to qualify for financial aid, but not quite enough to feel comfortable covering the full costs of going to college out of state — or even in-state in some cases.<p>Students in this case — or even those with financial-aid options — …

People Share How They Met Their SO In College And It’ll Make You Believe In True Love

Ever since I was a young girl, I made it a goal to be engaged by college graduation.<p>When I moved away to attend one of the biggest universities in …

Here’s how much it will cost to go to college in 2035

Ask anyone to describe the rising cost of college tuition in the US, and you’ll likely get an angry or flabbergasted response. And that response …

The college degrees that produce students who know how to manage their money

Some types of graduates may earn a lot of money, but they might also accumulate irresponsible levels of debt (cough cough, MBA students). While other degree programs might produce graduates with lower incomes, but who take on less debt and financial risk.<p>We decided to look at credit scores of …

How to avoid paying too much for your student loan

Student loans can be expensive, but a few preventative steps can help avoid unnecessary costs.<p>The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently …

'The millennial side hustle,' not stable job, is the new reality for university grads

Twenty-one-year old Christian McCrave feels like he did his part.<p>He got good grades in high school and completed a four-year degree at the University …

College & University

What can I do with a science degree?

Have you filled out your CAO application yet? If you’re still feeling unsure, why not consider a broad degree choice that will give you maximum …

How to buy a house (told in under 350 words)

If you’ve been thinking about joining the homeownership club but you have no clue where to start, this crash course in Home Buying 101 is for you.<p><b>1. Figure out what you can afford</b><p>Sit down with a mortgage calculator to get a baseline idea of how much house you can afford. Keep in mind: Even if a …

A financial planner explains how to start investing with $100

You see, if you save $100 in your sock drawer, 30 years from now when you go to check on it, you will still only have $100.<p>Conversely, if you invest $100 in a mutual fund, even if you never made another investment, with a 7% annual return it has the potential to grow to $761.23 after 30 years with …

Investing

50 things Millennials can do now so they can retire at 65

It seems like you’ll be punching a clock forever, right? Well, one day, you’ll likely stop spending 9 to 5 at a desk and will enjoy your golden years in retirement. But that’s assuming everything plays out nicely and you have enough money set aside to do so. Stressful, right?<p>Well, according to a …

5 easy ways to make money without leaving your house

Even better, if you don't have an extra bedroom or don't like the idea of having strangers sleeping under your roof, it doesn't need to involve Airbnb.<p>Make the most of your extra space, appliances, facilities, and talents by getting people to pay for the things you're already doing in your …

6 Things Every Teen Should Do in San Francisco

Last summer, my mother, sister and I took a trip to San Francisco, where we became acquainted with the kind people of the city and spent most of our …

Billionaires Love These 3 Healthcare Stocks

Billionaire investors are pouring more money into healthcare stocks -- especially Allergan, Johnson & Johnson, and Cardinal Health.<p>Follow the money. …

Investing

7 Ways to Rock Your First Week at a New Job

You nailed the job interview for the position that seemed totally out of your reach, or maybe you even managed to snag a job that’s in a new state entirely. Now that you have your dream gig and your first day is marked in your day planner, you want to impress your new boss and let her know that …

What rent does the tenant owe when moving out mid-month?

<b>Question:</b> I am a tenant and my lease ends in the middle of the month. I need to pay my "last month's rent" and think it should be only part of my full monthly rent. My landlord wants me to pay the full month's rent but will reimburse me for the time I am not in the unit after I move out.<p>I don't …