On Friday, lawmakers in New York struck a budget deal that includes a provision to make public higher education tuition-free. After the deal, the state budget now includes the Excelsior Scholarship, an idea proposed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in January which covers tuition for any New Yorker accepted into a community college or public four-year university, […]
Dee-1’s Knowledge For College Tour with Sallie Mae will travel from college to college, teaching students the importance of borrowing responsibly.
She will take a year off before beginning school in 2017. Ending months of speculation, the White House announced Sunday that Malia Obama will attend Harvard University. But the 17-year-old will not head directly to the university in Cambridge, Massachusetts after graduating from Sidwell Friends this spring, she “will take a gap year before beginning […]
Erykah Badu and Andre 3000 have every reason to be proud. Their son, Seven, just received acceptance letters from four colleges.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver the keynote address during the 2016 commencement ceremony at Howard University in Washington, D.C., in what is likely to be one of his many swan songs during his final year in office.
One of the greatest feelings ever.
Meek Mill is headed back to school. The Philly rapper has enrolled in college. He made the surprise announcement while visiting Overbrook High School in his hometown on Friday (Jan. 22). He got on stage and spoke to the students, encouraging them to stay in school and get an education. “I just enrolled in […]
“Students and their families rely on and trust the high school diploma as a signal of readiness...It needs to mean something. Otherwise, it’s a false promise for thousands of students.”
Keep Sallie Mae away.
Ok Tyrese, we see you!
Just when you thought there wasn’t any way left for 2015 NBA MVP Steph Curry to “WOW” you even more, his former life as an aspiring…