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Laptops and similar devices are mandatory in college — and even used in many middle and high schools! Computer skills prepare students for most majors, careers, and finding a job, so it’s not a surprise that laptops are a hot ticket item for college students to buy before college. You could take this super short...
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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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The semester may be winding down for most colleges, but the pandemic is still part of our daily lives no matter where you live. Unfortunately, COVID-19 will continue into the new year as well and its effects are being felt in every possible way. College students have been impacted in many different ways and only...
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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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8 CMSA alumni have started their own self-sufficient group of mentors dedicated to giving advice to CMSA seniors. This group of leaders started mentoring in 2019.
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Are you going to be attending classes virtually in some capacity during the fall semester? If you answered yes, 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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You might think that the only job you can get during the holiday season is one as Santa or one of his elves. Well, that’s not true. Companies hire on a year-round basis nowadays, even though the process might slow down a bit during the holidays. However, that’s no reason for you to stop your...
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Picking a college is much like picking a home. You can think of college visits like house tours; which environment do you think you belong in? Here are some ways to prepare for a college visit! Go when school is in session – To get a real feel for what the school is like, attend...
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