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Ciera Graham, Ph.D.

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Ciera Graham holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Cincinnati and an M.Ed. in counseling and BA in sociology from Washington State University. She has 11 years of experience in student affairs and has supported students in the areas of college planning, career development, financial aid, and mental health. Ciera is also a freelance writer and covers topics related to career development, diversity and inclusion, and leadership. She has written for Career Contessa, The Everett Herald, and The Seattle Times.

Contributions

News
Why College Board Should Add an AP Ethnic Studies Course
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
April 20, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
Why Black Women’s Mental Health Is More Important Than Ever Before
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
April 6, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
How Voter Suppression Impacts Black Students
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
March 31, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Why AP Classes Lack Diversity — and Why We Need to Change This
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
March 30, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
10 Women Who Made Scientific History
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
February 28, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
How Colleges and Universities Can Celebrate Women’s History Month
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
February 25, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
Why Is Black Male Enrollment in Decline?
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
February 23, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Why Credit Literacy Is Important for Black and Hispanic Students
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
February 10, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
News
HBCU Bomb Threats Aren’t Isolated Incidents — As History Shows
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
February 10, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
10 Must-Read Books by Black Women
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
January 24, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
The History of the Black Student Union
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
January 24, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
8 Pioneers to Celebrate During Black History Month
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
January 21, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
6 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
January 21, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
For First-Generation Students, Challenges Remain After Graduation
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
December 3, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
The College Athlete Experience at HBCUs
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
October 13, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
What Is the Financial Future of HBCUs?
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
October 13, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Career Planning
How to Negotiate Salary: 4 Essential Tips for College Grads
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
May 11, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Top 6 Productivity Hacks for College Students
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
May 7, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
The Biggest Benefits of Remote Work for College Students
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
March 3, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
The Pros and Cons of Dual Enrollment in High School
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
January 20, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
4 Ways Colleges Can Support Student Parents
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
January 6, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
How to Prepare for a Virtual Career Fair
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
December 22, 2020 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
Top 5 In-Demand Job Skills During COVID-19
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
November 18, 2020 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
COVID-19 Worsens Housing Insecurity for College Students
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
September 30, 2020 • ~5 Min Read