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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: Semisola Ayorinde, Sophomore at Ball State University, FLI Program Participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) Hey, my name is Semisola Ayorinde, I am in my sophomore year of college right now and I am majoring in Exercise Science. I want to speak on a couple of things that are currently roaming...
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Written By: Najma Salad, Sophomore at The Ohio State University Newark, FLI Program Participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) During my freshman year, I overstressed myself way too much for no reason. The reason I say this is because I was scared of not making it in, and I was scared...
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Written By: Zariah Mitchell, Freshman at Cuyahoga Community College, HSA Cleveland, Class of 2021 (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) One of the most crucial decisions a college student may make is what degree to pursue. A college degree, in theory, can help open doors in the profession and lead the path...
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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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Tips to moving off campus
Written By: Michelle Barrett, Junior at The Ohio State University, FLI Program Participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) So, you’re looking to move off-campus? I can certainly help. In my sophomore year of college, I had no plan and no idea where to start. I had no idea where to start looking or in which areas to start looking for an apartment. It took me a while to gain the confidence to go on apartment tours or even call for...
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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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On February 22, 2022, Future Institute partnered with Euromonitor International — the world’s leading provider of global business intelligence, market analysis and consumer insights — to host a virtual panel discussion via Microsoft Teams. There were 8 panelists discussing market research, data science, and consumer trends. The online event was exclusive for HSA Southwest Chicago seniors.  According...
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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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