About 20 million Americans attend college each year and 60% of that number gets into college debts in order to pay for their tuition fees and other costs. In 2012, 7 in 10 college seniors graduated from college with a debt average of $29,400 according to a study done by The Institute for College Access […]
Heading to a Black College: Planning Tips and More
Black college planning involves many distinct – and exciting – choices. Whether you’re a parent or a student, a recent high school graduate or a post-grad looking to extend your education, there are dozens of things to take into consideration. Let HBCU Lifestyle be your partner in black college planning, offering important schedule details, campus living tips and more to help you make one of the most important decisions of your life. Getting ready for college just got easier!
When it comes to choosing an HBCU, it can be hard to figure out where to begin. Do you need to find money to attend in the first place? Check out our college scholarships for high school seniors section for the details you need. Is an urban campus for you or a rural environment? Use our black college tours section to learn how to arrange a visit in person.
HBCU Lifestyle puts all of the details at your fingertips. This section will quickly become indispensible as you plan your college experience. Wherever you are in the black college planning journey, let HBCU Lifestyle help.
Some baby boomers, or individuals born in the years 1946 to 1965, are going back to college to complete a degree, stay competitive in the modern working environment, or simply improve their skills. They are what we call non-traditional students who may need to undergo a period of adjustment in the college setting. If you’re […]
College fair season is here, and by the start of January, college-bound students should be ready to attend at least one of these fairs. Early birds can attend as soon as February, but there are college fairs as late as May. If you already have a number of schools in mind, it’s best to turn […]
The Black College Expo will be back for its 15th year in 2014. This exciting expo will provide resources and information to prospective students, helping them to gain the information and confidence they need to achieve their educational goals. This expo is what is known as an “infotainment” fair … which simply means that it […]
If you are a college bound high school student, visiting potential colleges is the best way to help you and your family decide if potential universities are the right fit for you. Your experience will vary from school to school. That’s why it’s important see the school’s classrooms, dorm rooms, apartments, cafeteria, library, activities center, […]
Young people today are shopping, banking, socializing and gaming online. They are virtually inseparable from their electronic devices. It shouldn’t be surprising that they are looking to the Internet for their college education as well. Not only that, but today’s students start participating in e-learning from as early as Kindergarten. Many high schools offer online courses […]
Students can be pretty stressed out these days so it is a challenge for teachers to help them to get the most out of their learning environment and help them to overcome any fatigue. Modern students The current generation of students are sometimes referred to collectively as Generation M, with the M standing for media […]
Today’s teens face a host of problems. From drugs to alcohol, unwanted pregnancy and suicide, there has never been a more difficult time to be a teenager. By identifying and understanding the most common social problems among teenagers, you can help them cope with this troubling time in their lives. Drug Use Illegal drugs are […]