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Written By: Anonymous FLI Program Participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) It’s Okay to Not be Okay Before I get started, know this post isn’t inspired by the Korean drama “It’s okay not to be okay”, it does however talk about the themes related to the drama. But not just in...
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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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We’d like to express our deepest gratitude to the 17 people who attended and donated to our Paint & Sip spring fundraiser on March 6, 2022! At this Sunday afternoon event, everyone was painting with a purpose. Proceeds went towards Future Institute’s mission of sowing seeds for success in the students we serve. With the...
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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) I’m not sure what I was expecting from college. I recall sitting back and pushing the refresh button on my Gmail account while my eyes attentively sifted through the stack of unmanaged, apparently unrelated...
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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: 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: Charmayne Williamson, Freshman at Kent State University, FLI Program Participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) Charmayne Williamson, Blog Post Author Today, I want to talk about my first semester at Kent State. First off, Kent was not my first choice, but it was one of my top 3 choices....
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Written by: MyJia Brown, Rising Sophomore at Cleveland State University, FLI Program Participant I always dreamed of going to college. I never had a backup plan, because I knew to fulfill my dreams, college is where I would have to start. I always pictured being in the dorms, making new friends, sleeping in uncomfortable beds, running up...
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Written by: Corrine Cianci, Rising Sophomore at The Ohio State University, FLI Program Participant Corrine Cianci, Blog Post Writer Growing up, I watched my sister create masterpieces. My sister is a very talented painter and has been for as long as I’ve been able to remember. I would always ask, “Are you going to become an artist?”...
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