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February 2021
Brian Herrera, a Chicago Math and Science Academy former student, became a Dreamer when he graduated from high school. However, he still couldn’t receive state and federal financial aid and could only afford to attend a community college. Brian was frustrated by the lack of resources and financial support in his quest to get a...
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Written by: Mariana Perez, Junior at Harold Washington College – City College of Chicago, FLI Program Participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) I remember in high school we had guest speakers who would talk about their careers and how they got there. They would tell us what school they went to,...
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For the past few months, or even years, you have immersed yourself in studying a subject that will help you land a career. However, you may have found that you just don’t enjoy what you have been learning. Your freshman year of college is the best time to explore majors and decide what you see...
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We’ve talked here and there about resumes in the blog posts, but it has been focused on gaining experience for your resume. Another important aspect for your resume and your career in general is acquiring and demonstrating soft or transferable skills. These are skills that you can use in any career field and that can...
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