Category: Education

College Life at a Predominantly White Institution: Black Girl Problems

I’m a freshman at the University of Florida, which is currently the Top 7 Public School in the United States. The university has high standards when it comes to academics, and I’m truly grateful to be at one of the most academically excelling universities in the country. It wasn’t easy getting here. That being said, ...

Year Round Scholarships for Writers

Here’s an awesome list of scholarships from December to November! Cross Lites Scholarship  This an end of year scholarship that is based on “Dr. Parker’s quotes” which includes “If you aim at nothing, you’re sure to hit it” type of quotes. The contest goes through a round of judges as well as voting from family ...

Back to School: How to Get Your Mind ‘Back in Shape’ Before School Starts

Summer vacation is almost over – no, actually, it is. Binge-watching TV, procrastinating summer packets, and sleeping like a nocturnal animal – yeah, those days are ending. And it’s sad to see the months of vacation slip away. But we all knew this was coming. However, it’s definitely not too late to slip back in the school ...