NEW STUDY SHOWS THAT MINORITIES ARE LESS LIKELY TO ATTEND TOP PIBLIC SCHOOLS 

BOSTON (AP) — A new study of federal data finds that black and Latino students are far less likely to attend top public colleges than their white and Asian peers. The Center for American Progress think tank reported Thursday that among all black students at U.S. public colleges in 2014, only 9 percent attended highly […]

JOAKIM NOAH HELPS CHICAGO KIDS GEAR UP FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR

Joakim Noah Helps Chicago Kids Gear Up for the School Year adidas and Chicago Bulls Forward Joakim Noah helped a few lucky kids get ready to go back to school by taking them on an exclusive shopping spree at Kids Foot Locker on State Street in Chicago. Joakim helped more than 40 kids from his […]

3 MISTAKES THAT COULD BE COSTING COLLEGE GRADUATES THOUSANDS IN THEIR CAREERS

While many recent graduates in today’s job market are grateful to simply land a full-time job, a new study by NerdWallet and Looksharp makes it clear that young professionals should make a strong effort to utilize their negotiation power before saying yes to a position. According to the study, which surveyed almost 8,000 graduates who […]

HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR DESIGNS PROM DRESS AND DRIVES THE INTERNET CRAZY

Who said we’ve got to wait until February to wear the beautiful bold prints reminiscent of black history? Well, nobody… but that’s not the point. When 18-year-old Keymah McEntyre stepped into the ballroom at her high school prom in New Jersey, you can just imagine all the double-takes she received. Wearing a stunning, self-designed tribal […]

WHY DOES THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL VICE PRINCIPAL STILL HAVE A JOB??? (VIDEO)

Joe DiFilippo, a California middle school vice principal, should be fired. He has no business in education after he was recorded on video telling his students: “I just don’t like the black kids.” DiFilippo has been suspended and ordered to take paid administrative leave from Scandinavian Middle School in Fresno pending an investigation. But what’s […]

IS A PREPAID COLLEGE FUND THE RIGHT INVESTMENT FOR THE LITTLE ONES?

How’s this for a sweet investment: Anyone can buy it, with no fees or commissions. Its value has gone up by about 130% since 2000 — an 8.6% annualized gain. It’s tax advantaged, so those gains were tax-free. And in that time, investors had virtually no chance of losing their money at any point, even […]

US DEPARTMENT OF EDUACATION PLANS TO STRENGTHEN THE “PLUS” LOAN PROGRAM

The U.S. Department of Education has announced plans to help ensure that more students and families have the right tools and resources to finance a college education. With new regulations to help make post-secondary education acceptable for all students, while protecting taxpayer dollars, the federal government is making changes to the program that was established […]

TOP 20 COLLEGES FOR PRODUCING BILLIONAIRES

To be a billionaire you need to think like a billionaire. It’s no secret that you’ve got to think big in order to make big things happen. Billionaires control nearly 4% of the world’s wealth. The billionaire’s club is the most exclusive club on the planet. There is only one billionaire for every 3 million […]