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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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You may have seen our blog post 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 giving a college student a future in the following ways:  Become a mentor Give a scholarship Give an...
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Happy National Apprenticeship Week! If you haven’t heard of this week-long celebration of apprenticeships, then you should look no further than this blog post. National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a national event that is currently in its fourth year of existence as of November 12th through the 18th.  The NAW website gives the following event...
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You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, during which you can save a lot of money on big ticket items, are these days really in the spirit of the holidays and Thanksgiving? That’s why we’re trying to make Giving Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 a bigger deal than the other consumer-driven holidays. Future Institute is...
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Are you haunted by your bank accounts balances and credit card payments? Have you tried budgeting? If not, read our How to Budget in College blog post. If you want a little more detail on budgeting, saving money, and opening a bank account if you don’t have one, we have some video content for you. You can...
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College success doesn’t always mean earning good grades and attending classes. For some, it means having the money to pay for the costs associated with going to college: tuition, supplies, books, housing, etc. Essentially, you’re paying for a good education. We’ve talked a little about financial aid this month, so let’s talk a little more...
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