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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April 18, 2021

High School Chapters

Connect Me is starting up high school chapters for high school volunteers interested in serving the community as a group! We hope that we will be able to provide opportunities for prospective students to give back to elementary and middle schoolers who need tutoring. If you are interested in starting a Connect Me high school […]

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April 12, 2021

Thank You WNCT and Greenville, NC!

On Thursday, April 8th, 2021, Connect Me was featured on WNCT on our expansion into North Carolina and Greenville. We're thankful for WNCT's article & video, especially because we were able to reach more students and increase our positive impact on more students! You can find WNCT's work on Connect Me here. If you want […]

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April 12, 2021

New: Office Hours

As of April 11th, 2021, Connect Me is opening its office hours program as an additional resource for students alongside their regular tutoring sessions. During office hours, students will be able to "drop in" to Zoom to ask any additional questions or get help on last minute assignments if they weren't able to cover it […]

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