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Written By: Rebecca Terry, Freshman at Eastern Michigan University, FLI Program Participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) I am the first person in my family to graduate from high school and attend college. For that reason I didn’t have much help at home when it came to applying to and choosing...
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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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Written by: Charmayne Williamson, Freshman at Kent State University, FLI Program Participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) Charmayne Williamson, Blog Post Author I’m not the most organized person, but I do have a system of how I like everything to be. Sometimes even my way gets messy, but it’s an organized...
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Written by: Omer Ozkaya, Rising Sophomore at Northwestern University, FLI Program Participant Why is it important to balance school and social life? Before getting into the how, we must understand why school-life balance is important. School-life balance is vital to a student’s health, wellbeing, and academic wellness. If social life is neglected, the student could do worse...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought online classes and e-learning to the forefront of the educational landscape. Perhaps, in your experience, it has been more convenient for your busy life to attend online classes and it may be something you’re considering long-term. For example, this decision may be convenient for your work schedule. In-person college courses...
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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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The title of this post may be suspect, but even the saying “we’re all in this together” is true but at the same time untrue in how the coronavirus affects certain populations more than others. The COVID-19 pandemic is more or less unprecedented, especially with how far technology and modern society has advanced since the...
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Nobody really likes to talk about money, but it’s a very necessary conversation to have with yourself, your parents, and your college financial aid officer. Don’t avoid talking about the costs of college because according to Forbes, as of 2020, the collective college debt in the US is $1.6 trillion! On a smaller scale, owing...
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