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“Future For U”

Creators: Kailyn
Middle School Students from I.S. 145 Joseph Pulitzer Magnet School of Innovation and Applied Learning
Type of Project:
  • Business & Marketing,
  • Product Development,
  • UX/UI Design
Themes of Project:
  • Community Advocacy,
  • Education/Schools,
  • Resource Sharing
Screenshot 2024 05 10 at 6 01 44 PM

About this Project:

Introducing Future For U: Empowering Dreams, One Job at a Time!

Picture this: you're a bright, ambitious student with dreams of attending college and pursuing your passions. But when college admissions roll around, the harsh reality hits – your family doesn't have a mountain of money to fund your education. Suddenly, your dreams feel out of reach, buried under the weight of financial uncertainty.

But fear not, because Future For U is here to rewrite the script! With our innovative app, students from all walks of life can unlock a path to their dreams without drowning in debt. Say goodbye to the crushing burden of student loans and hello to a future filled with promise and possibility.

So, how does it work? It's simple yet revolutionary. Future For U connects students with a plethora of small jobs and charity opportunities right in their local area. Whether it's tutoring, pet sitting, or volunteering at a local shelter, there's a gig for everyone – and the best part? Each job pays directly into your Future For U account, helping you build your college fund one paycheck at a time.

But wait, there's more! Future For U isn't just about earning cash – it's about gaining valuable work experience and building a brighter future. With every job you take on, you'll develop essential skills, make meaningful connections, and grow as a person – all while getting paid!

So, what are you waiting for? Sign up for Future For U today and take the first step towards turning your dreams into reality. Because when it comes to your future, the sky's the limit – and with Future For U, anything is possible!

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Feedback from the Judges:

👏 Senior Offensive Security Engineer at Microsoft — Emoti-Con Judge
Pursuing a college education can certainly strain one's finances, and linking students with volunteer opportunities can provide not only financial relief but also foster the social and entrepreneurial skills necessary for future leadership roles. Great project!

👏 Documentation Engineer at Meta — Emoti-Con Judge
Hi Kailyn. I love this idea and the way you executed this project. Your project description is extremely well-written and draws the reader in. Your slides are also eye-catching—the mock-ups look professional and are easy to follow. How you communicate an idea is important in the work I do, and I was very impressed by your ability to clearly explain your vision. I would’ve loved to learn more about the design process you followed to arrive at your final design. Also, have you considered adding an option for users to link their Future for U accounts to a 529 college savings plan so they can transfer funds? Overall, you did a fine job on this project!

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