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Written by: Eyerus Chekole, Freshman at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, FLI Program Participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) The first piece of advice I would give Freshmen is not to skip their classes unless they have to because it can eventually bring their grades down. If you are having...
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Written By: Elma Bjelevac, Freshman at Saint Louis University, Gateway Science Academy, Class of 2021 (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) Elma Bjelevac, Blog Post Author College is a new place for everyone their first semester. You feel out of place because you are not surrounded by the people you had in...
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Written By: Mahnoor Aftab, Freshman at Illinois Institute of Technology, CMSA Class of 2021 (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) Once you get to college, you realize high school was a piece of easy-bake cheesecake, if you will. And college is the type of dry fruit cake that’s hard to digest without...
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Written By: Rawan Alshable, Sophomore at University of Toledo, FLI Program participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) Completing college is a huge task that is not always simple. In truth, it is rarely simple. Especially if you are paying for college yourself, which means you are responsible for all of your...
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Written By: Rawan Alshable, Sophomore at University of Toledo, FLI Program participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) I’m not sure what I was expecting from college. I recall sitting back and pushing the refresh button on my Gmail account while my eyes attentively sifted through the stack of unmanaged, apparently unrelated...
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Written by: Mualla Icel, Freshman at Saint Louis University, FLI Program Participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) Mastering Time Management Skills:In the transition from high school to college, one of the skills you need to master is time management skills. With scheduling classes each semester, knowing which times to register for classes, whether...
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Many college students seek out experience in their field of study beyond the confinements of the classroom. One way is through internship opportunites. Much like a job, the search can be long and grueling. I began applying for internships my junior year of college. Even though I was already a full-time student with a part...
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I recently stumbled upon the laptop I used before coming to college. Greeted by the half-broken screen, a keyboard missing a few keys, and a cluttered desktop screen, everything was exactly as I remembered it. I began to comb through the files that dated back to my middle school years. In the jumble gigabytes, I...
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