Time is Money, So Don’t Waste It

Hi Scholars,  I can’t believe how quickly the summer went by! It was like one day I was having my Memorial Day summer kick-off party, and the next day my community swimming pool was closing down for the season. Ugh. But I guess time flies when you’re having fun.  So I’ve been thinking a lot…

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Las Vegas Launch Weekend

  Hi Scholars! We are in Las Vegas this weekend for our site launch! We’re here with 300 other amazing women of color—all from different industries—for the “Who’s the Bawse Experience”. Mrs. Courtney Adeleye, founder and CEO of The Mane Choice hair care company, brought us all here to network and discuss success, wellness, and living with…

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We’ve launched!

Welcome Scholars! After months of hard work, we’ve officially launched our new site! Our goal for this site is to provide our visitors a one-stop-shop for all things Scholarly Pursuits. You will find useful information about our services, our founder, recent news in higher education/our blog, and our online membership group, The Scholar Hub. We…

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Get a Mentor!

Happy Monday Scholars! Get ready because this blog is about a topic that you’ll hear me harp on often—mentors. I cannot overemphasize how important it is for all students—high school, college, graduate, vocational, professional, whatever—to find a good mentor. But if you don’t believe me, let’s consult some research. In 2014 Gallup conducted a study…

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ACT and SAT Essay Is Usually Optional–Should You Do It?

Hey Scholars! Did you know that less than 1% of colleges and universities require the ACT or SAT essay? This includes ALL HBCUs and Ivy League institutions—not a single one of them require ACT or SAT essays any more for admission consideration! This increases equity in college admissions, as many low income students (who can’t…

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