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Archive for December 2019

Kwanzaa Reconnects African Americans To African Culture For Self Empowerment – Michael Imhotep

Kwanzaa Reconnects African Americans To African Culture For Self Empowerment – Michael Imhotep Posted on December 25, 2015 by Updated Wed. 12-25-19, 7:49PM EST,  Originally Posted Fri, 12-25-15, 6:52PM EST It’s that time of year again. It’s Kwanzaa time.  This time of year you may see articles that talk about Kwanzaa and encourage African Americans…

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How To Recognize A Fake News Story

  23/11/2016 10:20 AM AEDT | Updated 28/11/2016 3:58 AM AEDT How To Recognize A Fake News Story 9 helpful tips to stop yoursel from sharing false information. By Nick Robins-Early If you’ve been looking at Facebook lately, you may have seen that Pope Francis endorsed Donald Trump, a town in Texas was quarantined due…

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Student parent tuition guarantees

Students and parents: Colleges with large per student endowments, such as the Ivy League and similar schools, offer full or partial financial aid to families under a certain household income. These “tuition guarantees” are generally for families who have incomes below $200,000. The policies are all over the map, but I will list the schools…

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HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS It is time to apply for outside scholarships

. These are scholarships that do not come from a college or university. They are offered by big and small, national, regional and local organizations that each have their own criteria for winning. While many of you may have heard of the big scholarships: Gates, Coca Cola, Jackie Robinson, Jack Kent Cooke, There are many…

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Unconscious Biases May Be More Subtle Than You Think

In Math, Teachers’ Unconscious Biases May Be More Subtle Than You Think By Sarah D. Sparks Dec. 13, 2019 Racial and gender stereotypes may color teachers’ perceptions of students’ math abilities, even when they rate students’ performance equally. A new study in the journal Educational Researcher, led by Yasemin Copur-Gencturk, assistant professor and math education…

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39 college essay tips

35+ Best College Essay Tips from College Application Experts This blog has over 100 posts. Know what that means? It means I’ve spent a lot of time thinking and writing about college essays. But guess what? A lot of other people have too. So I thought I’d ask my brother, who helps me with my…

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2019 Concluded, FAFSA Focus Turns to 2020

Friday, December 20, 2019 Posted by: Bill DeBaun, Director of Data and Evaluation It has been a big and interesting year for Big 6’s favorite(?) form, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). As the calendar flips over to 2020, it’s worth reflecting back on the biggest FAFSA-related news of 2019 and projecting what…

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What To Do When Deferred From College

So You’ve Been Deferred… Now What? Whether you were deferred from your first choice school or one of your safeties, receiving a deferral can feel worse than an outright rejection. You want to hold out hope that you’ll be accepted come spring, but you can’t help but feel you should simply move on and accept…

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