September 11, 2021

September Trait of the Month: Discipline

Discipline is an interesting word- rooted from the Latin word disiplinia- meaning “instruction and training” but more so obtained from the word “discere”, which means “to learn”. To have discipline is to allow yourself to have control and regulation towards certain behavior. With this discipline, you are able to follow the rules or another which […]

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September 4, 2021

Connect Me Has Launched Mobile Apps

Connect Me Tutoring is now on mobile, including both the iOS & Android versions! On our app, you can sign up as both a student and apply to volunteer as a tutor. You'll have a main dashboard that contains your session, its day/time, the Zoom link, and other information. Our app also provides notifications when […]

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August 22, 2021

Honesty and How It Can Be Used - August Trait of the Month

How do we always choose to do the right thing? Well, we can’t. It’s very difficult to always choose the right thing. But, if we were to strive for something, we should strive for honesty. The tough thing about honesty is that it’s so hard to keep telling the truth even when it gets you […]

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August 5, 2021

August Trait of the Month: Honesty

So, as a new month rolls around, so does a new trait. The trait for August this year is Honesty—but what makes honesty the best policy?  Honesty is arguably one of the most important traits to have, as it visibly affects your life in a lot of ways. An honest person is more likely, overall, […]

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August 3, 2021

University of Michigan (AA) College Admissions Officer Webinar

Connect Me is holding a College Admissions Officer webinar on Thursday, August 5th, from 6-7 pm EST, featuring University of Michigan Ann Arbor Senior College Admissions Counselor Mr. Kyle Manley. The speaker will introduce the University of Michigan to the audience, and discuss the components of a winning application. If you're applying to college soon […]

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July 20, 2021


While sometimes cooperating may be tough, the use of cooperation is essential in order to work well with others. Cooperation doesn’t have to be a big gesture that takes a lot of effort, it can be as small as being kind, listening, and taking others' ideas into account. There are many easy ways to cooperate […]

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July 2, 2021

July Trait of the Month: Cooperation

As people get older, they learn many traits that can help benefit them throughout their lifetime. One of them being cooperation. Cooperation is defined as when individuals work together, complying, in order to achieve the same possible goal. Cooperation is a good soft skill because this shows you know how to work with people. Sometimes […]

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June 22, 2021


Let’s be real. Motivational quotes aren’t that motivating. When we feel tired and unmotivated and we want to stop, a lot of people will tell us three magical words that they believe will solve everything: don’t give up. Wow! Why didn’t I think of that? Note the sarcasm. Not giving up is easier said than […]

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June 4, 2021

June Trait of the Month: Perseverance

The trait for the lovely month of June is Perseverance. What does that mean, exactly? Well, perseverance means to continue with something, whether that be an event, project, school, or even when you’re struggling with your mental health, despite the difficulty. It’s incredibly important to persevere because you don’t succeed instantly every time. More often […]

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May 31, 2021

College Applications Webinar

Connect Me is hosting a college applications webinar featuring 2021 graduating seniors who have been accepted into prestigious institutions, including Stanford University, the University of Pennsylvania, Brown University, and the University of Michigan. They'll be sharing tips and tricks on the college applications process, and telling their own stories to the audience - their stats […]

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