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Written By: Rebecca Terry, Freshman at Eastern Michigan University, FLI Program Participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) I am the first person in my family to graduate from high school and attend college. For that reason I didn’t have much help at home when it came to applying to and choosing...
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Written By: Mahnoor Aftab, Freshman at Illinois Institute of Technology, CMSA Class of 2021 (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) Once you get to college, you realize high school was a piece of easy-bake cheesecake, if you will. And college is the type of dry fruit cake that’s hard to digest without...
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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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It’s fall! The season for pumpkin spice, sweater weather, and college applications! For any college-bound senior, this can be a stressful time. As a first-generation student, I faced the same application dilemmas. I didn’t even know where to start applying! Here’s a list of what to do when it’s time to start filling out college...
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I always associated standardized testing with highly stressful environments. The echoes of pencils cracking, calculator buttons clicking, pages tearing, and pens dropping onto tile floors always remind me of tests like the ACT or SAT. However, taking your ACT or SAT should not be a stressful experience. To succeed on your test, it’s important to...
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Starting college may feel overwhelming. With new surroundings, instructors and friends, it’s easy to feel lost the first few weeks. Here’s a few things you can do to quickly adjust to your new college lifestyle! Create a schedule – With so much free time, creating a schedule can help you plan out when major assignments are...
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Future Institute administered a survey as part of the Future Institute Research Center, which asked nearly 150 high school seniors in the class of 2019 questions about their readiness and preparation for college and careers. The data from this survey is still in the process of being analyzed and this is only a general overview of a...
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