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How can I support HBCUs through my college decision process?

Hey everyone, I've been doing some thinking about the importance of HBCUs and I really want to support them. I'm curious to know what actions I can take during my college search and application process that would directly or indirectly support Historically Black Colleges and Universities? Any specific programs or initiatives I should know about?

7 months ago

Hey there, I applaud your desire to support HBCUs! One great way to support them is actually by applying to and attending an HBCU yourself. HBCUs thrive when they have passionate students who are eager to contribute to their vibrant communities.

Another way to assist is by volunteering for programs and initiatives that HBCUs host or sponsor. Many HBCUs hold community events, outreach programs, or youth mentoring programs that could benefit from your participation.

Also, consider spreading awareness about the value and opportunities that HBCUs offer by sharing information within your social networks or school communities. Some universities partner with HBCUs for particular programs, so researching and participating in those might be another avenue to contribute.

Lastly, if you have a platform or are part of a community group, you could host a fundraiser to support HBCU scholarships or endowments. This financial support can go a long way in assisting students who wish to attend HBCUs but may not have the means to do so. Remember, every little action counts towards supporting these pivotal institutions in our higher education landscape.

7 months ago

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