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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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Ask A Washington DC Expert: Essentials When Dorm Shopping

Transitioning into a dorm room requires proper planning and shopping to ensure a smooth move and adaption. Learn from these Washington DC experts when dorm shopping.

07/23/2013

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Preparing Your Child: Grade School to High School

A guidance counselor and a College Options coordinator offer advice to parents on how to address your teen’s concerns about moving from grade school to high school.

07/22/2013

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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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Best Cookbooks For Cooking in College

Worried that sending your kid off to college means their diets will consist of boxed meals or ramen? Is your son or daughter moving into their first off-campus apartment and far away from dining halls? Our sister company, Simon & Schuster serves up some college-appropriate cookbooks designed to make cooking easy and even fun for your kids after they’ve fled the nest.

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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5 Ways to Balance Schoolwork and Extracurriculars

Sometimes juggling it all is exhausting. Here are some tips to help you keep all the balls in the air.

07/22/2013

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How To Throw A Great School Fundraiser

Consider the following methods in which to eradicate boring fundraisers by using creative tactics that don’t take all that much effort but that do produce a bounty of bucks as well as fun and friendly interaction in the process.

07/15/2013

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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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