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Should your teen study with music?

To iPod or not to iPod: That is the question. Music has been a part of your teen’s life from the first time you popped in that Baby Mozart DVD. Before long, they were probably going through a Wiggles phase, then heading into KidzBop, and now they’re probably plugged into a steady diet of Jay […]

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5 Places You Didn’t Know You Could Find College Scholarships

As you watch your teen fill out their college applications, you’re probably proud, excited and wondering, “How am I going to pay for it?” You might be surprised: According to the U.S. Department of Education, undergraduates received $21.8 billion in merit aid for the 2011-12 academic year, up 64% from 2007-08, says Edvisors.com, a financial-aid information […]

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Juggle Homework and College Apps without Going Insane

Quick! How many plates does your teen have spinning in the air? Between homework, extracurriculars, and a social life it can be stressful to keep up. Add in one more spinning plate in the form of college applications and it all just might come crashing down. But with some planning, it is possible to add one […]

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8 Ways to Spend Less Time on Homework

Have you heard the expression “Work expands to fill the time available for its completion?” This theory, officially known as Parkinson’s Law, can explain why teens are still up staring at their textbook around midnight even when they started their homework hours earlier. Sure, many kids have lots and lots of homework, but with some […]

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