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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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Written by: Tayyaba Hanif, Senior at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), FLI Program Participant The Fall 2020 semester has been the most hectic semester in my entire college career. Not only are we in the middle of a global pandemic, but students are expected to create quality work remotely. This can be both a...
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In the U.S., 2020 is not only the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, but also the Presidential Election year! Most people, even college students, are aware of the election, especially with the amount of politics on social media now. Speaking as a former college student, I was not at all motivated or interested in voting...
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Are you going to be attending classes virtually in some capacity during the fall semester? If you answered yet, then you’ll want to check out the rest of this blog post to how to set yourself up for success in attending college courses virtually! For many, attending virtual classes is a new experience. You may...
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College admissions are competitive. After all, if it was easy to get into college, everyone would have a degree from an Ivy League school. Still, being rejected from your dream school hurts. It’s fine to feel bad and mope around for a bit, but remember that you are smart and talented. Here are some tips...
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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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