Equipping & Inspiring Black Girls (grades 9-12) Who Will Be First-Generation College Students.

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November 6, 2019

I drafted my list of colleges and confidently walked into the office of my vice principal.

“What schools are you looking into?” he asked.

Duke, Spelman, Georgetown,” I replied, feeling a little anxious reading my list aloud.

His response to me: “I think you should...

April 29, 2019

College Decision Day is near! Is your daughter committed to and excited by where she'll be a BGOC in the fall or, is she in the middle of making one of the most important decisions of her life? And let's be honest, it is HER DECISION. Despite your desire for her to att...

December 14, 2018

Former First Lady Michelle Obama wrote an emotional letter to her college-age self as a participant in the popular "Note To Self" segment on the nationally-known morning show CBS This Morning.   Check out the letter in its entirety below and have your daughter read it...

November 16, 2018

Author, speaker and pastor John C. Maxwell is credited with coining the phrase "Teamwork Makes the Dream Work." I''m also fond of the saying "There's No 'I' In Team." While it's important for your daughter to develop and flex her leadership skills, its equally as impor...

November 9, 2018

According to an article in Psychology Today magazine, The Partnership for 21st Century Learning interviewed thousands of the world’s most respected employers and asked two questions:

1) what are the skills critical to success in the modern workplace  

2) what skills...