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High School Senior
You’re probably wondering what “household inventory scholarships” are and how you can apply for them, so I’ll get right to it! Think about the stores you buy food, clothing, and other products from. Examples could be McDonald’s, Target, Walmart, Abercrombie, Shell, P&G, etc. These stores and brands often have scholarships available that you may not...
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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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On September 17th, 23rd, 30th and October 1st, Future Institute conducted meetings on Zoom with at least 83 parents and seniors, collectively, from 12 Concept Network high schools to introduce them to the Future Legacies and Future Leaders Initiative (FLI) programs. High school seniors in the CYSP program (gold level) are eligible to participate in...
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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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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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For the past few months, or even years, you have immersed yourself in studying a subject that will help you land a career. However, you may have found that you just don’t enjoy what you have been learning. Your freshman year of college is the best time to explore majors and decide what you see...
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One huge change that college students often have to adjust to is living with a roommate. If you are an only child, or never had to share a room before, it might take a bit to get used to living with a roommate. Here are some tips to make your living situation as comfortable and...
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No matter how independent you are, it is normal to feel homesick in college. What is homesickness exactly? According to Dr. Josh Klapow, a clinical psychologist and associate professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, homesickness is not missing your home but the familiarity and comfort of home. The feeling is totally normal and...
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It’s easy to go into a semester full of high expectations, only to fall back on the same routine by the second week. Sometimes, we expect to succeed in more than we can handle, and that’s okay! So, here are a few tips to help you meet your goals this semester. Keep a planner- Nothing...
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