Although college may not be for everyone, I still think that everyone should still at least consider it!
A while back I wrote an article about the mantra that’s becoming more and more popular. “College isn’t for everyone.” As I stated in the article, while I tend to agree with the statement overall, I do believe it is an overstated one particularly in communities that have historically low college attendance. In tribute to the H.O.P.E. Scholarship and to my further renewed belief that college is for more people than we’d like to admit, I offer a few reasons why high school students should consider a collegiate education, with specific attention paid to the experience one has at a Historically Black College or University.
1. A collegiate education is a chance to learn about yourself. It sounds cliché but it is true and for people of African descent, a HBCU is the best place to learn about you. HBCUs are one of the few places that your skin…
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