Do you know what you are going to do after you graduate college? The news is filled each day with stories of doom in the job market and increasingly high unemployment numbers. The crisis our nation faces with high unemployment is not one to take lightly, and as a recent graduate with limited experience, you […]
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. joins the HBCU Lifestyle Podcast to talk about the Apple HBCU Scholars Program.
Having served as an HBCU public relations director, I like seeing news stories that enhance HBCUs’ positions in the college marketplace. In 2013 I ranked the top HBCU stories of the year. Looking at some of the great HBCU news stories that HBCU Lifestyle ran in 2014, I thought it would be great to do […]
Each year, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) encourages students to join its Internship Programs which provide opportunities for students to gain practical experiences in work environments. These government internships are designed to expose the students in an environment where they will encounter real life situations and learn to deal with everyday challenges in the […]
Living at home while in college can be great for saving money but can have its downsides as far as generating a college experience; it also makes it difficult to separate yourself from your former high school identity and to manufacture the independence associated with college. These tips should help you close the gap between […]
Over my past decade as an educator, I have been in the position to choose students for a number of different opportunities. I have been on program admission and scholarship selection panels charged with evaluating teens on a number of different data points including grades, community service and extra-curricular activities. One surprising, unadvertised factor is […]
Assembling a care package for a college student is one of the best ways to show your love and support. Choosing what to put into a small box can be a hurdle, especially if you only have a vague idea of your college student’s preferences. You can start by using a process of elimination. Here’s […]
The London Olympic Games have just ended, and people everywhere, sports enthusiasts or not, couldn’t help but get caught up in the Olympic spirit. There’s something about watching competition unfold and athletes realize their dreams that is so fun to watch. Have you ever thought about the Olympic Games in relation to your education? It […]