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The stereotypical college experience often features a young adult moving into a dorm a few hours away from home. She either loves or hates her roommate and she doesn’t visit home until a mid-semester break. However, for many students, this is not their “college experience.” For the past three years, I have commuted to school....
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Future Institute’s main goal is to promote Concept Schools graduates’ high school-to-college transition. In order to help achieve a smooth transition, Future Institute is hosting a half-day symposium at East-West University (816 S Michigan Ave #2185, Chicago, IL 60605) for almost 200 Chicago high school seniors from CMSA, HSA McKinley Park, and HSA Southwest Chicago....
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Are you a college student seeking an internship for the summer? That’s a great step in kickstarting your career while you’re still earning your degree! You may know that finding an internship to gain experience in the field that you are earning your degree in is a huge accomplishment, so make sure that you gain...
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Congratulations on graduating with your college degree very soon! You’re almost done with finals and you’re looking forward to wearing the cap and gown and receiving your diploma on stage, which you should be. Beyond the excitement and hard work, you should also have a checklist or bucket list before you graduate to be sure...
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You’ve got your diploma, you wore the cap and gone, and now you’re focusing on finding a job. Perhaps, you need some quick tips for elevating your job search after college. There are many easy strategies to help you in your job hunt post-graduation. Take a break from scrolling through job websites and take a...
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On April 17, 2019, Bryan Sebastian, a senior from Chicago Math and Science Academy, had the opportunity to spend the afternoon with Andrei Damianov and Hans Kraus at Richard Wolf Medical Instruments. This visit was facilitated by Future Institute’s partnership with the ICATT Apprenticeship Program. Mr. Damianov oversees the ICATT Apprenticeship Program at Richard Wolf,...
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On April 3rd, 2019, 10 seniors and their mentors in the Concept Young Scholars Program (CYSP) from HSA Columbus high school took a day out of their spring break to visit the Concept Schools Central Office in Schaumburg, IL. Mr. Sedat Duman, President & CEO, gave them a personal tour of the departments and gave...
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If you have a mentor as a college student, you may think that it’s all up to your mentor to give advice as well as provide opportunities and resources; however, you have a bigger role than absorbing what your mentor gives you. Your mentor, overall, gives you a choice to improve yourself. You have to...
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Future Institute connects college students with businesses in Chicago. We invited Chicago business leaders and high achieving, Chicago area, college seniors to attend this event in order to network and inititate contact between these two groups. The event at the Westin Chicago River North on February 28th was well-attended and productive relationships were started from...
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Are you getting excited about graduating? If you’re about to graduate in the spring, you should start your job search as soon as possible! As of 2017, 86% of college graduates with a bachelor’s degree or higher found employment. Despite this positive statistic, there are so many components to a job search that you can...
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