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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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As a first-generation college student, I was very scared. I didn’t know much about student loans or even about the workload to expect in a college class. What scared me most was that I felt like I had no one to talk to because my parents had never gone to college. Everything I learned came...
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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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Spring break is always a great vacation from school, whether you’re traveling or staying home. Unfortunately, many people this year will have to cancel their travel plans due to the coronavirus. Although a quarantine may be frustrating, there are still ways you can have a fun spring break while stuck at home. 1. Video Games...
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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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It’s one of the most stressful times of the year: midterm season. If exams aren’t your thing, you might be wondering how can I study for this exam so I can do my best on it. A few years ago, when I was studying to be a writing center tutor, I learned about the different...
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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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