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15 Secrets to Surviving Freshman Year in College

Arriving at a university or college will be daunting for everyone. For many it may mean living away from home for the first time, which on it’s own may be daunting enough. You will most likely have a hundred questions and a hundred fears; what will it be like? Can I cope with the workload?… Continue reading 15 Secrets to Surviving Freshman Year in College

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5 Ways to Fund Your Child’s College Education

Did you know that the cost of a 4 year degree program is around $40,000 dollars per year? The cost of a college education is probably the most expensive item in bringing up children today. When you take into account tuition fees, exam fees, living expenses, accommodations, books and computers it's not surprising that the… Continue reading 5 Ways to Fund Your Child’s College Education

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5 Tips for a Winning Parent-Teacher Relationship

Behind every student is a great teacher. And great teachers make great schools. But teachers can't do it alone. The research is clear: Students perform better in school when their parents are actively involved in their education. "Teachers help students soar and make their hopes and dreams come true," said Reg Weaver, president of the… Continue reading 5 Tips for a Winning Parent-Teacher Relationship

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4-year Colleges vs. Technical Schools: You Choose

College is not for everyone, but that does not mean you shouldn’t pursue some sort of higher education or job training. When you think about your future, what do you envision? Are you doing something you love, or are you just working for a paycheck? How to choose between 4-year colleges and technical schools: Ask… Continue reading 4-year Colleges vs. Technical Schools: You Choose

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Benefits of Online Learning

Today’s students have a world of opportunities right in the palm of their hands. Online learning allows students to take control of their learning from anywhere at any time. Online learning is broadening the opportunities for students around the world. The benefits are endless. 1. Personalized Learning Online learning tools provide students with the opportunity to study… Continue reading Benefits of Online Learning

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Preparing for the Science Fair

Science Fair Projects – those words are almost frightening! But they don’t have to be. Science fair projects are one of those projects that you just dread when the time comes, but this project is essential to a child’s education. It is an excellent tool to for your child to practice the scientific method and presenting. The following… Continue reading Preparing for the Science Fair