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June 11, 2021 – Alumni, teachers, and friends from CMSA, HSA McKinley Park and HSA Southwest Chicago gathered together outside at HSA McKinley Park High School. This annual picnic had the theme “Concept Cares” in reference to the Concept Schools Network that binds these three public charter high schools in Chicago. The event was held...
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Some Concept students and graduates may be wondering if college really is the best path to a career for them. This may be the case whether they’ve been accepted, enrolled, or even dropped out of college. Future Institute believes in fostering success whether that means a 2-year or 4-year degree, or an alternative pathway. This...
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In high school, you will get the option to take AP class. These classes are usually available to you once you reach your junior year, but you may be able to take them as early as your freshman year! AP classes are supposed to mirror an introductory college course. Taking these courses allows you to...
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College admissions are competitive. After all, if it was easy to get into college, everyone would have a degree from an Ivy League school. Still, being rejected from your dream school hurts. It’s fine to feel bad and mope around for a bit, but remember that you are smart and talented. Here are some tips...
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There is a lot of negative stigma surrounding liberal arts degrees. Often, a liberal arts degree is not considered a degree that will help you get a job. Well, this post is here to tell you that’s wrong and a common misconception. A liberal arts degree might not prepare a student for a specific career,...
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