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I never believed people when they said that college flies by but the week before I started my senior year, I was in disbelief. It really did fly by. In all honesty, I called my friends crying because I was feeling a little overwhelmed. Suddenly, “the future” was starting to look a lot more like...
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Earlier this year, I wrote a blog post about “10 Ways to Make the Most of Your Senior Year.” Unfortunately, for many high school students, senior year was cut short due to the pandemic. This means many senior activities that students have looked forward to for years have been cancelled such as Senior Prom, Award...
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The second semester of your senior year of high school often feels like it’s more focused on college or your post-high school plans. Everyone is busy making final decisions on what school they want to attend. They’re looking for scholarship opportunities, financial aid, and housing. With so much going on, we often forget to enjoy...
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Updated December 2020 Not everyone is a big fan of delaying their freshman year of college or taking a semester off during college. Many people just want to get their degree and begin their career. However, taking a gap year is a great way to enhance your college experience, even though you aren’t officially a...
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Are you nervous about graduating and finding a job? It’s okay to feel anxious and unsure about what the future holds after you reach a milestone. If you’ve already attempted all the advice that has been given on this blog and elsewhere, first just take a deep breath. It can be overwhelming when the unknown...
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Updated June 28, 2019 Harold Jones-Quartey gave the keynote address at Horizon Science Academy (HSA) Columbus High School’s graduation ceremony on May 25th, 2019 at 5:00 p.m at Arlington High School auditorium located at 1650 Ridgeview Rd, Upper Arlington, OH 43221. Jones-Quartey is a distinguished alumnus who has contributed to the school’s community since he...
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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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