September 13, 2022

Book Review: The Black Family’s Guide to College Admissions

The Black Family’s Guide to College Admissions is one of the newest, and more necessary, college advice guides around. It was one of the best college guides that I have read, because it presented new, unfamiliar viewpoints, at least for me. This is going to be a lengthy review. I had to […]
July 13, 2016

Making State Universities Cheaper Will Not Necessarily Make Them Better

The North Carolina legislature has passed a measure calling for three of its state universities to charge in-state tuition of no more than $500 per semester at three campuses: Elizabeth City State University, the University of North Carolina-Pembroke and Western Carolina University beginning in 2018. Out-of-state tuition at these three […]
October 28, 2015

The Numbers Matter With Historically Black Colleges

Next week I will visit Howard University as part of a trip to see a number of Baltimore and Washington D.C area colleges. Howard is one 80 historically black colleges in the United States that were recently ranked in U.S. News. The private historically black colleges are diverse in that some […]