Around 21M people apply for #financialaid. 76% of merit based scholarships do not go to students of color.
“Three full-grown men in a 9-by-10 cell,” he said.
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This piece appeared on POV: What You Really Need at BU In honor of a tweet I saw a couple weeks ago by BU, I thought I’d track back to my freshman year and list 3 things I wish I would’ve brought to kick off my college years! 1) Fearlessness. I was terrified…like all the…Read More
Last week I had the opportunity to travel to Seattle to visit the Microsoft headquarters and take part in their annual Imagine Cup, the world’s leading student technology competition. Thirty-four student teams representing 34 countries competed for the grand prize, $50,000 towards building out their companies and in turn, their dreams. The winners were judged…Read More
On my weekly commute to New York, I got a call from a co-worker who asked if I was free next week…as in 3 days. It was Friday and he was referring to Monday. He didn’t say why but insisted I stay by my email. After getting antsy waiting for an email, I decided to…Read More
There is no secret to success. Growing up secretly watching Oprah from behind the couch, I instilled the belief in me that the most successful people in the world did nothing but follow their intuition by doing what felt right to them. As I’ve grown up, I have held onto this idea and have discovered…Read More
In November of 2014, by God’s grace, I had the opportunity to be a keynote speaker at a youth leadership conference in Ankara, Turkey. I was told by the organizers that it was one the the first types of these kinds of conferences in Ankara that focus on youth; investing in youth is just now…Read More