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Why Your Friend’s “Consulting” Business is an Idea Worth Supporting

4 minsBeing an entrepreneur is probably one of the most “in vogue” and “cool” things to do right now. In a recent business meeting, a guest described it as a sort of “fad”. The ability to set your own hours and call yourself a “CEO” has the effect of a powerful drug running through your veins, and turns enterprising people into marketing gurus. If you add the words “LLC” or “Incorporated” behind your new creation,  you suddenly are…

“Dem Boys” Are Rewriting the Education Narrative

3 minsFacts: Among top scorers on the SAT—those scoring between a 750 and 800—60 percent are Asian and 33 percent are white, compared to 5 percent Latino and 2 percent black (Brookings) For college-bound SAT users, the SAT national average score was 1083 ; for African-Americans and Hispanics scores were 950 and 980 respectively.  (Brookings) With an income of <20,000, the average test score for the SAT is 970. With an household income of >200,000, that number…

Beauty and the beat

4 minsBy: Andrew Porter Few students are actively living their life with as much purpose as 4th year University of Georgia student, Bianca Godwins. In a simple introduction, Godwins would tell you she’s a microbiology major from Kennesaw, Georgia. She’d probably go on to talk about how she is the Vice President of African Student Union or how she’s both an LSAMP scholar and CURO scholar. If you were to talk with her a  little more ,…

3 Ways Right Before (and YOU) can Transform from Good to Great in 2017

2 mins1)    Develop a support system I do not know if it is scientifically proven, but I know from first-hand experience that it is nearly impossible to push yourself to your fullest potential. Have you ever tried holding your breath until you passed out, or stretching a muscle further than you really want to stretch? I would be willing to bet that in both circumstances, you are not able to perform the task because your…

My Right Before Moment: Kenneth Duncan

4 minsRight Before Magazine is my story, my reality, and unfortunately the reality of millions of dreamers. A lack of resources, a lack of support, a lack of funding, all are challenges facing entrepreneurs and those that want change. I have been a victim of the paralysis that is caused by fear. Millennials are often allowing fear to rule our minds and influence our decision making and I was no different. I started two “small businesses”…

Unlock the Code: Kameon Prather

6 mins“Kameon Prather is a name you will likely hear in the future” was a quote from Kameon Prather’s feature as a University of Georgia “Amazing Student” in 2011. I had not met him personally but he was a name everybody commonly associated with music and a bright future. It appears that the future is now! Everybody that meets Kameon can not only see the passion and love he has for music, but the amount of work…