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Ask A Washington DC Expert: Tips For College Style Essentials

A local DC fashion expert weighed in to offer 10 tips for college students who feel their outfits are not up to par.

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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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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When Is The First Day Of School?

When is it time to hit the books again? Find out with this list of back to school dates for public schools in the area.

08/14/2013

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Best 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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Best Local Boutiques For Back To School Clothes Shopping In Washington DC

Here are some of the best places in Washington DC to buy all of your back-to-school needs and avoid the massive lines and chaos at some of the larger chain stores.

07/30/2013

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Pick-A-Side: What’s Your Favorite School Movie?

From “The Breakfast Club” to “Mean Girls,” what’s the best school movie? You decide!

07/29/2013

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1st Day of School 2013

Images from the 1st day of school in the District of Columbia and Maryland.

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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