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Back-to-school lessons for drivers

With Americans around the country adjusting their daily commutes and driving habits to accommodate back-to-school schedules, it is a great time to brush up on Driving 101. Take the stress out of back-to-school travel by practicing these safe driving tips. Steer away from old habits Even something as...

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How to build healthy habits for the school year and beyond

Bells are ringing across the country as kids settle into classrooms for a year full of fun, friendship and plenty of learning. While exciting, adjusting to new school schedules is a hectic time. Healthy habits are often forgotten as the focus shifts to studies, assignments and extracurriculars....

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Getting ready for back to school: How setting goals can help Generation Z students excel in the new school year

Generation Z, born between 1995 and 2012, is the first generation to grow up with a widespread use of digital tools. While technology is now part of everyday life, it’s important to remember that writing things down can be the first step to getting them done, especially when it comes to identi...

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5 essential soft skills for a job interview

Picture this: After months of networking and polishing your resume, you managed to make the necessary connections, get in front of the right people and land an interview. You deserve to be here. After all, you have an impressive background, great experience, fantastic references and are confident yo...

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Skip the stress with smart steps for back-to-school success

Just as you’re settling into summer with your family, you get the welcome letter and supply list from your children’s teachers for next year. You’re quickly reminded that in mere weeks, they’ll be headed back to the classroom. There’s so much to do, you start to panic....

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6 smart, fun STEM-themed camps to keep kids learning this summer

Summer camp season is on the horizon. Are you and your children in agreement on what you want from their summer camp this year? Chances are, you’re hoping for a camp that will keep your kids occupied, active and learning throughout the summer. And your kids … your kids probably just want...

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Bridging the summer learning gap: Travel and education

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” — Saint Augustine The benefits of travel have been written about for centuries, connecting the experience with cultivating awareness and expanding perspectives. The story of travel connotes a journey of self-dis...

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Healthier kids, healthier communities: 4 ways to get involved

It’s no secret that experiences in early and middle childhood are extremely important for a child’s healthy development and lifelong learning. Yet schools — the places where kids spend the majority of their time outside of the home during the week — often lack the resources a...

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5 tips to help teens master their money

For most teens, high school is an exciting time, one that offers the opportunity to set their own path and make some of their own decisions. However, with this added independence comes additional responsibility, especially regarding money. Today teens are spending $ 260 billion a year in the U.S., y...

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The new old game in town is chess

If you think chess ranks somewhere with stamp collecting and horseshoes on the cool-and-hip meter, you need to turn down the disco music on your cassette player and start paying attention. The ancient game, now roughly 1,500 years old, is enjoying a renaissance across the country. Young people from...

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