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You may have seen our posts about #GivingTuesday, which is a global invitation for everyone to give back to their communities in one way or another. In terms of Future Institute, you can give back by supporting a college student’s future in the following ways: Become a mentor Sponsor a student (or more) Become a...
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8 CMSA alumni have started their own self-sufficient group of mentors dedicated to giving advice to CMSA seniors. This group of leaders started mentoring in 2019.
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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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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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Hello 2019! I’m sure you want to get your next term of college off to the best start in January or finish up your winter break strong, but how can you do that? By exploring your career options! Whether you’re a freshman, senior, somewhere in between or not yet enrolled in a program, you should...
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Steven Pawlowicz and Melissa Kmetz from the ICATT (Industry Consortium for Advanced Technical Training) apprenticeship program established by the German American Chamber of Commerce Midwest gave a presentation to 20 high school seniors at CMSA on October 4th, 2018. Their presentation detailed the program during which high school graduates (or GED recipients) can apply, be connected with...
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Future Institute, sponsored by Concept Schools, hosted the State of FIRM (Future Institute Road-to-Success Mentorship) Dinner on September 20th, 2018 at Chicago Math and Science Academy. This event’s main purpose was to bring community members, students, FIRM mentees and mentors together to share perspectives and give the 2018-2019 program a strong start. After dinner, Mr. Dan...
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Resources for First Generation Students  If you’re a first generation college student, you might be entering your college career entirely blind. You don’t know what to expect, you don’t know really what you’re supposed to be doing with your time, and you don’t have someone like a parent to guide you through the struggles of...
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Tips & Advice for Tackling College and Succeeding by Nichole Pientka Whether you’re an incoming freshman who has just started college courses or you’re already a few years into your degree, you know that college can be overwhelming and it involves adjusting to a completely different lifestyle than high school. You have to be organized,...
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