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We Don’ Need No Stinkin’ MOOCS At FTE we believe our online programs are better and more effective than MOOC offerings. Read below as our Director of Online Curriculum and Instruction, Kathy Ratte, lists five reasons why! Completion rates for … Continue reading

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Staff Spotlight – PC, Alex Baker

At FTE our Program Coordinators (PC)s are an essential part to ensuring our student summer programs are successful! They act as a mentor and guide to our students throughout the week.  One PC that we are fortunate to have on … Continue reading

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How Do We Ensure the Ideas of a Free Society Are Passed On?

Young people do not look with awe or a sense of wonder at an iPhone, a computer, or the incredible medical miracles happening every day. But they should. Our tremendous material wealth; extended life expectancy; falling infant mortality; and even … Continue reading

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Summer Planning for the College Bound

Summer time, summer time sum-sum-summer time No, it is not really summer time yet, but it is time to start making plans for summer. The reason why is because how you (and here are I am targeting high schoolers but … Continue reading

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Recent Alumni Profile – Jillian Huels

This time last year Jillian Huels was reluctant to apply for FTE’s Economics for Leaders program. By the following October she was a guest speaker at the TFAS/FTE Leadership Conference looking back with fondness on her time at Duke University … Continue reading

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Where We are Wednesday – College of William and Mary

It’s a William an Mary Wednesday! We still have spaces available for both students AND teachers on this beautiful historic campus. Just how historic you ask? The College of William and Mary was chartered on February 8th, 1693 by King … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight – Ruby Au – Nashville 2011

Ruby Au, has traveled near and far. Since participating in the Economics for Leaders program at Vanderbilt in Nashville, she moved to Los Angeles to attend college at Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and Dornsife College. Throughout her time in … Continue reading

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