Parents & Families

Parents and family members play an important role in their student’s career journey. Use the information on this page to learn how you can stay involved and support your student’s career development.

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First-Generation College Student Career Barriers (and How to Overcome Them)

I was a first-generation college student, and while I’ve held numerous jobs over the past decade, the struggles that began in college still have a lasting effect on me today. Unfortunately, many of the issues we first-generation college students (or …

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Strategies to having conversations with your student about “majors”

Having conversations with your child about selecting a major at their Historically Black College or University (HBCU) can be a significant and sometimes challenging process. Here are some strategies for navigating these discussions:

Listen Actively: Start by listening to your …

By Tiara Arnold
Tiara Arnold Director
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Advice for the HBCU Parent

Parents of college freshmen at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) often face unique challenges and opportunities. Here are some pieces of advice to consider:

Encourage Independence: While it’s natural to want to continue supporting your child, encourage them to …

By Tiara Arnold
Tiara Arnold Director
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‘What Should I Go to College For?’ Quiz: 17 Questions to Find the Right Major

Going to college is exciting, yet choosing a major can feel stressful. The best major for you is a mix of interests, skills, topics you like, and what sets you up best to get the kind of role you’ll eventually …

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Help Yourself to Career Development this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for gathering with family and friends, sharing a meal, and reflecting on all that we have to be thankful for. But it can also be a stressful time with questions from parents and relatives about your …

By Kendra [uConnect]
Kendra [uConnect]
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Clark Atlanta University's student outcomes highlight our focus on preparing students for success in the workforce.

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Clark Atlanta University is dedicated to providing students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences they need to succeed in their chosen fields. We measure student outcomes to ensure that our programs are effective and that our students are well-prepared for their future careers. Our graduation outcomes demonstrate our commitment to helping students achieve their academic and career goals.

Our career outcomes highlight our focus on preparing students for success in the workforce. We develop programs that provide students with the skills and experiences they need to thrive in their chosen professions, while offering personalized support to help students find internships, jobs, and other opportunities that will help them launch their careers.

At Clark Atlanta University, we are proud of the success our graduates have achieved. Our alumni have gone on to pursue successful careers in a wide range of fields, including business, education, law, and medicine. Our graduates are leaders in their communities, and they are making a positive impact on the world around them.

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