Hello Everyone! Sorry for the extended delay between posts. As much as I would like to update this site on a weekly basis, at the moment I am unable to do it alone. Because of that, the posts will be a little bit more spread out until further notice. Ultimately, I will still try to recruit various other industry professionals, STEM enthusiasts and educators to help provide useful information on the site for those of you who are interested! Today’s post is just more of an update to the hiatus with a little info on scholarships.
I started this website as a student pursuing a degree in computer engineering. Well some time has passed since then. I have since graduated and I am now happy to share that I am officially employed as an engineer. I work in the medical device industry. I am very happy with my job and I find it truly rewarding. This site has helped me to share resources that I found valuable along my journey. As my journey continues, I will continue to share new found information. Eventually, I hope to also share a little bit about my life as an engineer in addition to highlighting various other STEM career paths within the medical device industry.
Let’s Share Some Info
With all that being said, I still have to leave you with something before we cut this post short. Recently a representative from Bankrate reached out to me with some interesting information about scholarships for black college students that they wanted to share with our website. Let me start off by saying that I am not getting paid by Bankrate to promote their site. If I were getting paid by Bankrate then I believe that I would be legally obligated to state that somewhere on the site. Currently, I’m just on a mission to provide useful information that will help others. If that is your site send me an email and we’ll see what we can do.
So, it has been brought to my attention that the cost of college has increased dramatically over the past several decades. From $18,300 per year, in 2000 to more than $27,300 in 2017. Data shows black students take out federal student loans at a higher rate than white students and borrow more than any other ethnic group. To help combat this crucial issue, the experts at Bankrate created a guide to help black college students find scholarships that reduce their loan burden and other alternative methods of funding their education.
You can find the link to the information provided by Bankrate here. The link will also be provided on our scholarship opportunities page.
See You Soon
As I stated at the earlier, today’s post is mainly an update with a little information. I wish you all nothing but the best out there as you continue to pursue your goals. I will try to post on a regular schedule again soon, but for now it will be a little sporadic. I have a lot to learn in my new job, and hopefully I’ll have a lot to share as my personal journey continues. If you’re out there reading this and have something that you would like to share that you feel would be appropriate on this platform please to reach out. In addition, make sure that you subscribe to our mailing list for the latest updates.
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