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5 Best Educational Apps For High School Students

Almost every teenager has a smartphone or tablet these days. Use that technology the right way and download any of these great educational apps to help your high school student prepare for any subject or exam.

07/21/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches

With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!

07/21/2014

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Best Books To Read Before Heading Off To College

It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.

08/28/2013

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Ask A Philadelphia Expert: Tips For College Style Essentials

Philadelphia fashion stylist Amanda Liptock shares some of her tips for college style essentials.

08/27/2013

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Tips for Parents of High School Athletes

No matter what the level of ability a high school student athlete has, parents should understand the value of getting involved in their child’s program of choice as they collectively enter one of the most important chapters of their lives.

08/22/2013

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Space-Saving Tips for Dorm Room Living

When you live in a tiny dorm room, maximizing space is a priority. These 10 space-saving tips will help you keep your room organized while still having room to move.

08/22/2013

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5 Ways to Prepare for the Upcoming Fall Sports Season

There are numerous benefits in participating in an interscholastic athletic program, such as building self-esteem, camaraderie and overall health and fitness.

08/22/2013

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Top ACT And SAT Prep In Philadelphia

There are many programs and courses offered in the Philadelphia area, both free and for a fee, that can help prepare you for SAT and ACT tests.

08/20/2013

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Stop Bullying: What Can Be Done From Home

Bullying is one of the most serious issues facing our kids today. While incidences of bullying have escalated in schools and on the playground, here are some tips that you can implement from home to help keep your child safe.

08/15/2013

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Extracurriculars That Look Great On Your College Application

Colleges want passonate, engaged, energetic students with leadership potential. Here’s how to show them that you are the student they’re looking for.

08/15/2013

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Volunteers Prepare 22,000 Free Schoolbags For Needy Area Kids

There were numerous assembly lines at Lincoln Financial Field, where volunteers were packing schoolbags with items such as pencils, composition books, and folders.

08/07/2013

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Top Spots To Buy Books For College Students

Check out some of these bookstores and online retailers and save some of that hard-earned dinero to pay off those loans.

08/07/2013

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Top Children’s Books For Back To School

Whether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.

08/05/2013

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Top Local Boutiques For Back To School Clothes Shopping In Philadelphia

Beat the rush and start shopping for back-to-school fashions now at these Philadelphia stores.

07/30/2013

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By Mark Twain Mark Twain (or Samuel Clemens) has often been celebrated as the Great American Author. Written in 1876, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is the story of a boy growing up in the south along the Mississippi River. The novel was also followed by a sequel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The two novels are commonly named among the greatest American novels of all time and both are a must for any literature fan, as their historical significance and cultural impacts are immeasurable.

10 Books You Must Read In High School

Whether you are in high school or beyond, these 10 books are a must read for any literature fan. Take the time to get to know these authors and see why their novels have gone down in history as some of the best literature of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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