Future Institute

Future Institute supports Concept high school graduates as they embark on the next stages of their lives in college and careers. Future Institute (FI) is a branch of Concept Schools, a non-profit educational organization.

FI is governed by a dedicated Future Institute Board of Directors. FI supports Concept high school graduates as they embark on the next stages of their lives in college and careers. We foster positive graduate outcomes through the following programs: mentorship, college workshops, college liaisons, internships, and scholarships. All our programs are privately funded. We base our programs and make critical decisions based on data examined and produced by Future Institute Research Center (FIRC).

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Timeline Photos 09/10/2021

Interested in a super beneficial Communications Internship this Fall? Future Institute is hiring interns to help out and grow your skills! Apply here: https://buff.ly/3jHFwML
#apply #internship #interns #communications #college #experience

Interested in a super beneficial Communications Internship this Fall? Future Institute is hiring interns to help out and grow your skills! Apply here: https://buff.ly/3jHFwML
#apply #internship #interns #communications #college #experience

Timeline Photos 09/09/2021

Are you commuting this year? If you're concerned about getting the college experience, read your peer's advice here: https://buff.ly/3BHUPLd
#blog #commuter #college #advice

Are you commuting this year? If you're concerned about getting the college experience, read your peer's advice here: https://buff.ly/3BHUPLd
#blog #commuter #college #advice

Timeline Photos 09/08/2021

"Remember that balancing your social life and school is vital to your health and wellbeing." Omer Ozkaya, FLI Program Partcipant
#WednesdayWisdom #collegewisdom #peeradvice

"Remember that balancing your social life and school is vital to your health and wellbeing." Omer Ozkaya, FLI Program Partcipant
#WednesdayWisdom #collegewisdom #peeradvice

Timeline Photos 09/07/2021

#success #successquotes #successmotivation #mondaymotivation

#MondayMotivation

Timeline Photos 09/07/2021

In September, we're focusing on "paying it forward" on the Future Talks podcast! The seventh episode had Lisa Meredith from ProVisors as a guest. Listen here: https://buff.ly/3tVpTUj
#podcast #futuretalks #September #listen #payitforward

In September, we're focusing on "paying it forward" on the Future Talks podcast! The seventh episode had Lisa Meredith from ProVisors as a guest. Listen here: https://buff.ly/3tVpTUj
#podcast #futuretalks #September #listen #payitforward

Timeline Photos 09/06/2021

Happy Labor Day! As Theodore Roosevelt once said, "It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things."
#laborday #2021 #september

Happy Labor Day! As Theodore Roosevelt once said, "It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things."
#laborday #2021 #september

Timeline Photos 09/02/2021

Want to eat healthier in college? We have some great ideas for healthy alternatives to junk food on our newest #blog post: https://buff.ly/3Bgk3jM
#futureblog #health #college #brainfood #food

Want to eat healthier in college? We have some great ideas for healthy alternatives to junk food on our newest #blog post: https://buff.ly/3Bgk3jM
#futureblog #health #college #brainfood #food

Timeline Photos 09/01/2021

"He who has a why to live can bear almost any how." - Friedrich Nietzsche
#WednesdayWisdom

"He who has a why to live can bear almost any how." - Friedrich Nietzsche
#WednesdayWisdom

Timeline Photos 08/31/2021

It's official! There's only one week left until the next Future Talks podcast episode comes out. The end of summer is just the beginning of great guests on our podcast!
#FutureTalks #September #newepisode #partnerships

It's official! There's only one week left until the next Future Talks podcast episode comes out. The end of summer is just the beginning of great guests on our podcast!
#FutureTalks #September #newepisode #partnerships

Timeline Photos 08/26/2021

We celebrate Women's Equality Day to remember: "It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences." -- Audre Lorde
#equality #19amendment #womenssuffrage

We celebrate Women's Equality Day to remember: "It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences." -- Audre Lorde
#equality #19amendment #womenssuffrage

08/26/2021

FI BLOG Social Media Posts Fall 2020 (1)

Tuition, housing, and books all add up to the costs of #college, but do you know there's more to it than that? Figure out what college will cost you and weigh it against the benefits with our new #blog post: https://buff.ly/3szV5bX
#futureblog #costs #investment #future

Timeline Photos 08/25/2021

'If you have the funds and can go off to school, go! But for those who are like me, college is what you make it, so go to the drawing board and figure it out." - My'Jia Brown, FLI Program Partcipant
https://buff.ly/3fLJHVC
#WednesdayWisdom #collegewisdom #peeradvice

'If you have the funds and can go off to school, go! But for those who are like me, college is what you make it, so go to the drawing board and figure it out." - My'Jia Brown, FLI Program Partcipant
https://buff.ly/3fLJHVC
#WednesdayWisdom #collegewisdom #peeradvice

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Ready to get registered for college courses? Our #blog post will help you with some firsthand advice: https://buff.ly/2VTUWni
#registration #college #firstsemester #freshmen

Ready to get registered for college courses? Our #blog post will help you with some firsthand advice: https://buff.ly/2VTUWni
#registration #college #firstsemester #freshmen

Timeline Photos 08/18/2021

"Wisdom is the daughter of experience." - Leonardo Da Vinci
#WednesdayWisdom #experience

"Wisdom is the daughter of experience." - Leonardo Da Vinci
#WednesdayWisdom #experience

08/17/2021

Happy Holidays from Future Institute! (4)

We're celebrating National Non-Profit Day to thank all our supporters, sponsors, and volunteers without whom we would not exist: https://buff.ly/3jR7YKX
#nationalnonprofitday #celebrate #thankyou #nonprofit #supporters #volunteers #sponsors

Timeline Photos 08/12/2021

Want to make a seamless transition into college? Read our #blog post for some #tips: https://buff.ly/3yt8Taf
#lifestyle #student #advice

Want to make a seamless transition into college? Read our #blog post for some #tips: https://buff.ly/3yt8Taf
#lifestyle #student #advice

Timeline Photos 08/11/2021

'Don’t ever let the words of others get to you, always fight and strive to the fullest no matter what.' - Najma Salad, FLI Program Participant
#wednesdaywisdom #collegewisdom #peeradvice

'Don’t ever let the words of others get to you, always fight and strive to the fullest no matter what.' - Najma Salad, FLI Program Participant
#wednesdaywisdom #collegewisdom #peeradvice

08/09/2021

_FI Announcements

Looking for a Fall Internship in Communications with a well-rounded experience? Apply today for our Communications Internship: https://buff.ly/2X0qWa8
#interns #internship #nonprofit #communications #college #jobexperience

Timeline Photos 08/05/2021

Attention all college students! Our #blog has advice from a peer on how to stay organized in college. Read it here: https://futureinstitute.us/future-blog-peer-advice-on-staying-organized/
#college #organization #organized #advice #peer #collegestudents

Attention all college students! Our #blog has advice from a peer on how to stay organized in college. Read it here: https://futureinstitute.us/future-blog-peer-advice-on-staying-organized/
#college #organization #organized #advice #peer #collegestudents

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"The wise man hath his thoughts in his head; the fool, on his tongue." - Ivan Panin
#wednesdaywisdom

"The wise man hath his thoughts in his head; the fool, on his tongue." - Ivan Panin
#wednesdaywisdom

Timeline Photos 08/03/2021

Be the first to listen to the sixth episode of the Future Talks podcast! Host Cengiz Karatas discusses leadership with guest David Nissen, CEO of PKF Mueller in the August episode: https://buff.ly/3tVpTUj
#podcast #futuretalks #August #listen #leadership #leaders

Be the first to listen to the sixth episode of the Future Talks podcast! Host Cengiz Karatas discusses leadership with guest David Nissen, CEO of PKF Mueller in the August episode: https://buff.ly/3tVpTUj
#podcast #futuretalks #August #listen #leadership #leaders

Timeline Photos 07/29/2021

Congrats on getting #ready to start your #college career! You may have some #concerns and questions, but our #blog is here to #help you out: https://buff.ly/2TNVACk
#congrats #classof2021 #freshmen

Congrats on getting #ready to start your #college career! You may have some #concerns and questions, but our #blog is here to #help you out: https://buff.ly/2TNVACk
#congrats #classof2021 #freshmen

Timeline Photos 07/28/2021

"Nourish the mind like you would your body. The mind cannot survive on junk food." - Jim Rohn
#wednesdaywisdom

"Nourish the mind like you would your body. The mind cannot survive on junk food." - Jim Rohn
#wednesdaywisdom

Timeline Photos 07/27/2021

You'll have another episode of the Future Talks #podcast to listen to next week! This #quote is just a taste of the stimulating conversation with our guest for August.
#FutureTalks #August #newepisode #leadership

You'll have another episode of the Future Talks #podcast to listen to next week! This #quote is just a taste of the stimulating conversation with our guest for August.
#FutureTalks #August #newepisode #leadership

Timeline Photos 07/23/2021

Tomorrow is International Self-Care Day! What are you going to do to celebrate? Tell us in the comments!
#selfcare #treatyourself #wellness #saturday #weekend

Tomorrow is International Self-Care Day! What are you going to do to celebrate? Tell us in the comments!
#selfcare #treatyourself #wellness #saturday #weekend

Timeline Photos 07/22/2021

Are you trying to plan a road trip during #college? We've got some #tips for you on our #blog: https://buff.ly/2SZul7y
#roadtrip #summer #summerbreak #advice

Are you trying to plan a road trip during #college? We've got some #tips for you on our #blog: https://buff.ly/2SZul7y
#roadtrip #summer #summerbreak #advice

Timeline Photos 07/21/2021

"No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire." - L. Frank Baum
#wednesdaywisdom

"No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire." - L. Frank Baum
#wednesdaywisdom

Timeline Photos 07/15/2021

Have you considered becoming a #mentor? Mentorship can have a #positive effect on students' self-esteem. Learn more in our #blog post: https://buff.ly/2UvjDpA
#mentorship #selfesteem #college

Have you considered becoming a #mentor? Mentorship can have a #positive effect on students' self-esteem. Learn more in our #blog post: https://buff.ly/2UvjDpA
#mentorship #selfesteem #college

Timeline Photos 07/14/2021

"Knowledge is flour, but wisdom is bread." - Austin O'Malley
#wednesdaywisdom #knowledge #bread

"Knowledge is flour, but wisdom is bread." - Austin O'Malley
#wednesdaywisdom #knowledge #bread

Timeline Photos 07/08/2021

Are you a rising #senior preparing to #graduate from #college? Our #blog post has advice on how to prepare for your final year: https://buff.ly/3qABtDH
#preparation #advice #classof2022

Are you a rising #senior preparing to #graduate from #college? Our #blog post has advice on how to prepare for your final year: https://buff.ly/3qABtDH
#preparation #advice #classof2022

Timeline Photos 07/07/2021

"Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time." - Theodore Roosevelt
#wednesdaywisdom

"Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time." - Theodore Roosevelt
#wednesdaywisdom

Timeline Photos 07/06/2021

The fifth episode of the Future Talks podcast is available! Hear about Christina Wagener's experience as a mentor hosted by Nichole Pientka: https://buff.ly/3tVpTUj
#podcast #futuretalks #July #listen

The fifth episode of the Future Talks podcast is available! Hear about Christina Wagener's experience as a mentor hosted by Nichole Pientka: https://buff.ly/3tVpTUj
#podcast #futuretalks #July #listen

07/02/2021

Happy Holidays from Future Institute! (3)

We wish everyone a fun, safe holiday weekend!
#4thofJuly #July4th #independenceday #Fireworks

Timeline Photos 07/01/2021

Want to know what #college will be like? While the student who wrote this #blog post began college in the middle of the #pandemic, you will learn a lot from her #experience during her first #semester: https://buff.ly/3qomxIB
#firstsemester #peeradvice #FLIprogram

Want to know what #college will be like? While the student who wrote this #blog post began college in the middle of the #pandemic, you will learn a lot from her #experience during her first #semester: https://buff.ly/3qomxIB
#firstsemester #peeradvice #FLIprogram

Timeline Photos 06/30/2021

"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers." - Lord Alfred Tennyson
#wednesdaywisdom

"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers." - Lord Alfred Tennyson
#wednesdaywisdom

Our Story

Future Institute (FI) supports Concept high school graduates as they embark on the next stages of their lives in college and careers. We foster positive graduate outcomes through the following programs: mentorship, college workshops, college liaisons, internships, and scholarships.

All our programs are privately funded. We base our programs and make critical decisions based on data examined and produced by Future Institute Research Center (FIRC).

Future Institute currently represents about 4100 graduates of the following Concept Schools: Chicago Math and Science Academy, Horizon Science Academy, McKinley Park, and Horizon Science Academy, Southwest in Illinois; Gateway Science Academy of St. Louis in Missouri; Horizon Science Academy in Cleveland, Ohio; Horizon Science Academy in Columbus, Ohio; Horizon Science Academy in Cincinnati, Ohio; Horizon Science Academy in Dayton, Ohio; Horizon Science Academy in Lorain, Ohio; Horizon Science Academy in Toledo, Ohio; Indiana Math and Science Academy North in Indianapolis, Indiana; and Michigan Math and Science Academy in Warren, Michigan.

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FI BLOG Social Media Posts Fall 2020 (1)
Happy Holidays from Future Institute! (4)
_FI Announcements
Happy Holidays from Future Institute! (3)
Happy Holidays from Future Institute! (2)
Happy Holidays from Future Institute! (1)
Happy Holidays from Future Institute!

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1336 Basswood Rd.
Schaumburg, IL
60173

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