Tag: #college

PAID TO PLAY: SHOULD THE NCAA PAY ATHLETES?

“Are we really compensated?” they play, we watch Throughout my life, I would turn on the television to see these major college sports games being played. You scan the crowd and think to yourself,”I wonder what the revenue stream must be for just one… Continue Reading “PAID TO PLAY: SHOULD THE NCAA PAY ATHLETES?”

INSTITUTIONAL CHOICES: DOES IT REALLY MATTER WHERE YOU GO TO COLLEGE

“Just get the piece of paper.” options When applying to college, we would all like to get into the college of our choice. But in reality you and a multitude of other students are applying to that same school. And chances are a lot… Continue Reading “INSTITUTIONAL CHOICES: DOES IT REALLY MATTER WHERE YOU GO TO COLLEGE”

NOW WHAT: WHERE SHOULD YOU TURN AFTER COLLEGE HAS ENDED

“So many directions.” BS. BA. MBA. PHD You have been going to school since you were about six or seven years of age. Now that you have gotten out of college and it’s time to step into the world and you lose your way.… Continue Reading “NOW WHAT: WHERE SHOULD YOU TURN AFTER COLLEGE HAS ENDED”

ACADEMIC LOST LOVE: WHY WE AREN’T EDUCATING OUR CHILDREN ENOUGH IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN AMERICA

“They’re failing and it’s our fault.” When observing the academic landscape of America, and the rest of the world, you can’t help but realize that the rest of the planet is passing us by. And I am using the word everybody when looking at… Continue Reading “ACADEMIC LOST LOVE: WHY WE AREN’T EDUCATING OUR CHILDREN ENOUGH IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN AMERICA”

ALL EXCLUSIVITY: THE REAL FACE OF AMERICA’S INCLUSIVE NATURE

“We are all created equal, yet access is not.” In American society today, we always preach that we are this fair and balanced nation. We are all created equal in the eyes of God. And we push the idea that we are an all… Continue Reading “ALL EXCLUSIVITY: THE REAL FACE OF AMERICA’S INCLUSIVE NATURE”

LAVARTHERHOOD: WHY PEOPLE ARE SO UPSET OVER CONFIDENT PARENTING

“What’s the big deal?” The above photograph is of a father who has three sons. One in college who is a rising NBA prospect and two other young sons highly ranked in high school. But them being ranked high is not the topic of… Continue Reading “LAVARTHERHOOD: WHY PEOPLE ARE SO UPSET OVER CONFIDENT PARENTING”

HBC-U-LATER: DO WE NEED THEM ANYMORE?

“Do they hold up today?” Well over a century ago, African Americans in the United States were denied the access to a lot of universities across the country. This denial prompted us to create our own universities called, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s).  I… Continue Reading “HBC-U-LATER: DO WE NEED THEM ANYMORE?”

I GOT A DEGREE CAN YOU TRAIN ME, HUH: THE REALITY OF YOUR EDUCATION

“Why getting a degree alone is not going to work for you.” There is this notion that when you get your college degree it supposed to be this magic bullet that will get you a job. This is a big mistake because there a key… Continue Reading “I GOT A DEGREE CAN YOU TRAIN ME, HUH: THE REALITY OF YOUR EDUCATION”