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You’re probably wondering what “household inventory scholarships” are and how you can apply for them, so I’ll get right to it! Think about the stores you buy food, clothing, and other products from. Examples could be McDonald’s, Target, Walmart, Abercrombie, Shell, P&G, etc. These stores and brands often have scholarships available that you may not...
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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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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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Being a college student isn’t easy. You’re still adapting to young adult life, a new environment, difficult classes, and different expectations from high school. You may have read our blog post on “How to Budget in College” or our budgeting advice compilation article, but this post is a bit more abstract than the others. This...
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