Gabriel Sealey-Morris, PhD Higher Education Consultant

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Undocumented college students face unique challenges that other students do not. These students often lack access to student visas, student loans, and even deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA). But for undocumented immigrants, a college degree or other postsecondary education can be crucial to achieving the American Dream. Accessing higher education is a challenge, but . . .
May 17, 2023

Com­pre­hen­sive Guide to College for Un­doc­u­ment­ed and DACA Students

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Times have changed. It's impossible to argue otherwise. LGBTQ visibility is higher than just 10 years ago, and official recognition of gay rights made major strides in recent years, with issues such as same-sex marriage, the end of Don't Ask, Don't Tell in the military, and increased awareness of trans rights. However, for LGBTQ young . . .
May 16, 2022

Ultimate Campus Guide for LGBTQ Students

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Pretty much everything we think of as making rock and roll rock and roll - the noise, the swagger, even the outlandish fashion - goes back to the 1940s and the guitar-slinging gospel shouter Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Even so, women in rock and roll have rarely gotten their due; it took until 2017 for Tharpe . . .
December 9, 2019

10 Best Educated Women in Rock

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College is a time of transition for many young adults. Along with opportunities to grow and thrive, students face tremendous pressure to perform. The temptation to blow off steam by trying alcohol or drugs, combined with the widespread availability of these substances, makes students vulnerable to substance abuse and addiction. Addiction actually rewrites neural pathways . . .
April 3, 2024

Guide to Overcoming Substance Abuse in College: Resources for Recovery

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Young people today are bombarded with a wealth of information from social media, 24-hour news sources, radio, and traditional newsprint media. It's more important than ever that children of all ages get an education in how to interpret and analyze the information they're receiving. Parents and educators can help their children and students become media . . .
May 16, 2022

Media Literacy Guide for Parents and Educators

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Celebrated every February, Black History Month encourages educators and students, as well as all Americans, to explore African American history. Because the history of African Americans had been left out of history lessons, scholar Carter G. Woodson initiated Negro History Week in 1926 to encourage schools to recognize the historical significance of blacks in America. . . .
February 1, 2023

Rep­re­sen­ta­tion of Black Voices in the Classroom: High School and College Resources for Black History Month

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The United States is in the midst of an exciting demographic shift, as the American population is expected to reach a non-Caucasian majority by the year 2050. The fastest-growing minority population in the US is Latinx, and a large proportion of those people are children. In fact, it’s estimated that Latinos make up one of . . .
April 25, 2022

Ultimate Guide to College for Latinx & Hispanic Students

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Top Consensus Ranked Innovative Colleges

There are some colleges and universities that command all of the attention in any discussion of higher education: the Ivy League, the flagship public universities, the prestigious private research institutions, the elite liberal arts colleges. But unfortunately, those big guns too often overshadow the underrated colleges and universities that are doing great things - innovating, . . .
June 9, 2023

50 Underrated Colleges Doing Great Things

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From its beginnings in the Bronx block parties hosted by DJ Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, and Grandmaster Flash, hip-hop has been a ground-level art - people’s music, popular music, even folk music. For generations now, rappers have aimed for authenticity, and often that authenticity means narratives of dropping out of school, living a life of . . .
April 23, 2024

10 Rappers With College Degrees

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The Covid-19 pandemic has been a time of great anxiety and fear for all Americans, but Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have had particular reason to feel dread. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have experienced a wave of anti-Asian discrimination, harassment, and even violence. People of Asian descent in . . .
May 16, 2022

Anti-Racism College Guide for AAPI Students and Allies

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The number of disabled college students has been steadily increasing, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. In fact, more disabled students are choosing online college, creating new opportunities for students than ever. Before we dive into uncovering college experiences and interventions for students with visual impairments, let’s first define: What is a visual . . .
May 16, 2022

Navigating College with Visual Im­pair­ments

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The 2024 College Consensus Survey

Key Takeaways for Students: Flexibility and convenience are central More students than ever have experience with online education Fewer people are concerned about the quality of online education Online degrees can make an impact for minorities and working class  Since 2016, College Consensus has been here for you. From high schoolers and college freshmen to . . .
April 30, 2024

What is Online Learning Today?

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Any college worth its salt has a ghost story or two - it’s a long-standing part of college lore. College ghost stories are one of the best ways for upperclassmen to mess around with the freshmen, making sure they sleep with the lights on in their "haunted" dorm for the first few weeks. (Don't worry . . .
May 1, 2024

Top 10 Most Haunted Colleges in America

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Top 25 Consensus Ranked HBCUs

The College Consensus ranking of the Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities has a broader purpose than finding the HBCUs most praised by published rankings and student reviews. It’s also an essential tool for students looking for a college or university that will best fit their needs. Whether they are looking for a supportive and . . .
February 29, 2024

Best His­tor­i­cal­ly Black Colleges & Uni­ver­si­ties