High school habits that can derail your college career

Additional contributors: Danny Cochran, JeVaughn Martin, and Antoine Peterson Contrary to popular belief, college is not the same as high school. Many new students enter colleges and universities every year believing that the same bad habits they kept in high school will work in college. Here are my top high school habits that college students…

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Autobiography Pt. 2 – Culture Shock & Black Pride

In 1989, my two siblings and I moved to DeKalb, Illinois to stay with my father and step-mother.  Later on as adults we would come to embrace our step-mother as our mother.  By 1991, two siblings were added to our family, and another was on the way.  Our family was growing and DeKalb presented some…

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Essential Checklist for Every Aspiring College Student

There is no magical formula for getting into college.  Getting in successfully requires research, proper planning, and effort.  These suggestions are not guaranteed to get you into college, but they will help you to avoid some of the obstacles that many first-time college students face.  Remember that this is only the beginning of your journey….

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