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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: 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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You may have seen our posts about #GivingTuesday, which is a global invitation for everyone to give back to their communities in one way or another. In terms of Future Institute, you can give back by supporting a college student’s future in the following ways: Become a mentor Sponsor a student (or more) Become a...
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Updated December 1, 2020 Future Institute’s programs have been supporting students in their pursuit of college and career success from its conception. Join our virtual luncheon to learn more about how our programs make valuable resources accessible and provide much-needed support to first generation college students and those seeking alternative career paths. At this online...
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As a first-generation college student, I was very scared. I didn’t know much about student loans or even about the workload to expect in a college class. What scared me most was that I felt like I had no one to talk to because my parents had never gone to college. Everything I learned came...
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Are you looking for an easy way to help college students who may struggling with their transitions after high school or completing their degrees? You can invest in the next generation in the workforce by volunteering! Future Institute has programs and opportunities for you to get involved and you don’t have to give too much of...
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It’s officially spring! Whether you’re on spring break or looking forward to it, this time of the year is a great time to be productive and prepare yourself for adulthood. “Adulting” may not seem like a big deal, but you definitely have to adjust to it like a new lifestyle where you have more responsibility...
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Dress codes can be very confusing, especially when it comes to professional events and interviews. You may be asking yourself what the difference between “business formal” and “business casual” is or what they even mean by themselves. Dressing to look professional helps you feel confident in the setting you are in. Caring about how you...
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Hello 2019! I’m sure you want to get your next term of college off to the best start in January or finish up your winter break strong, but how can you do that? By exploring your career options! Whether you’re a freshman, senior, somewhere in between or not yet enrolled in a program, you should...
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Hello 2019! It’s officially a brand new year and I’m sure you’re thinking about how you can make 2019 the best year of your life yet. If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to volunteer and give back to your community more, think about contacting us at Future Institute. We offer opportunities to give...
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