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Ask A Baltimore Expert: Essentials When Dorm Shopping

Chris Alvarez, a senior at Johns Hopkins University, offers some insight for the uncertain student entering dorm life.

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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Ask A Chef: Best Back To School Lunch Recipes

Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.

07/15/2013

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DIY School Supplies Just In Time For Back To School

Jazzing up school supplies is a fun project for you and your kids before the school year starts. Stir up their artistic natures and create some one-of-a-kind gear together!

07/15/2013

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Just The Facts: The Pros & Cons Of Homeschooling

Over 1.5 million children are homeschooled by their parents in the U.S.

04/17/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

Who is your favorite teacher?

08/20/2012

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Maryland Heads Back To School!

WJZ viewers share their back-to-school pictures.

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.  (Credit: Penguin Classics)

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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