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Annual Directory Of After-School Activities Now Available

With the start of the school year, comes a just-released list of after-school activities.

09/14/2013

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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

Space Saving Leave

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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3 On Your Side: Back-To-School Shopping Advice

If you’re looking for some ways to save some money, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan teamed up with the retail shopping experts at Dealnews.com, who examined back-to-school pricing trends.

08/19/2013

Backpack giveaway at (historic) Concord School House and Upper Burying Ground. In photo: Michael Schweisheimer, treasurer. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Back-To-School Backpack Giveaway Takes Place In Germantown

People in Germantown were helping neighborhood kids get ready to go back to school at the fourth annual school supply giveaway at the historic Concord Schoolhouse.

08/17/2013

Bully Free Zone

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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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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3 On Your Side: Apps For Back-to-School Shopping

3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan has some smart ways to cash in on savings, with the help of your phone.

08/02/2013

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Transitioning Kids Back To School

Kids need to start to return to a more regular sleep schedule with more scheduled meals and even some reading to get ready to head back to school.

07/31/2013

Roommates

College Cohabitation: How to Deal with Roommate Issues

Living with roommates can be hard. If you start the relationship with the proper information and tools, it can lead to happy cohabitation.

07/22/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Children’s Book?

07/22/2013

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?

How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?

07/22/2013

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School Supplies Expected To Hit The Shelves Earlier This Year

Many area schools have only been on summer break for a month, but back to school ads are already in full swing.

07/16/2013

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