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College Guidance Workshop
All of us at Futures and Options send our wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving to our wonderful partners, supporters, and friends.
We are tremendously grateful to you for making it possible for us to provide our programs to deserving NYC young men and women, who share the reasons for their gratitude below. Thank you for your belief and confidence in our students and our programs.
— Besarta Lekperaj
Futures and Options has taught me that hard work and dedication really is rewarded.
— Olga Ioukliaevskikh
Before I joined Futures and Options I had no confidence in myself and I could not express myself professionally. Career Essentials helped me gain experience which increased my confidence. I am proud of being part of Futures and Options.
— George Ssozi
Futures and Options was a great opportunity to learn the techniques needed in the working place. It made things easier for me when I finally was able to get a job.
— Aliyah Armato
As a young Tibetan girl, I am very grateful to Futures and Options for the light it shed on my path toward success. I will always cherish moments and the people I met through the organization.
— Paldon Dolma
Futures and Options staff shows us the epitome of professionalism.
— ShaniMandisa Ketema
Thank you for giving your time to help make every child’s dream come true. This program has allowed me to [overcome] obstacles that I never thought I would. It is also keeping me out of trouble. Futures and Options is like a guardian giving me an opportunity to obtain more information for the outside world.
— Alysha Young
I give many thanks to F+O for the unimaginable opportunities and unforgettable experiences I've been exposed to while participating in the Core Internship, ULF, and College Mentorship programs. Maybe I'll follow the footsteps of my supervisor, Arri Burrows and become a banker or those of my mentor, Mahfug Hossain and aspire to be an analyst.
— Dylan Jusino
Futures and Options is a great program for teenager like me. This program helps us to see the real world, and prepares us for the professional world as well.
— Mamataz Rubab
Futures and Options gave me a step ahead among my other peers when it comes to the professional world through an internship in a network advertising company and their helpful yet fun and engaging workshops! Keep it up Futures and Options!
— Ralph Yul Valenzuela
Futures and Options’ workshops helped me gain interpersonal, communication, resume writing and interview skills. Thank you Futures and Options for supporting me, uplifting me, comforting me, and bringing joy to my life!
— Fatoumata Barry
We have a day for Thanksgiving, and two days for shopping. But did you know we also have a day for giving back? December 2, 2014 is Giving Tuesday. It’s a global day dedicated to generosity.
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