Back-to-school shopping certainly looks a little bit different this year. If you’re committed to doing virtual learning, you won’t be stocking up a locker or filling up a backpack with your normal supplies – but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few essentials you’ll want to have handy. While it might be tempted to “wing it”…

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I was recently talking to a mom friend of mine, and she mentioned that her daughter cried every single day of online learning this past spring. Obviously, it wasn’t a pleasant experience for anyone in her family. That said, the move to virtual learning last semester was a quick and unexpected one, and it’s no…

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You’re sitting at an interview for your dream job, rattling off the various awards you’ve won and strengths you would bring to their company. Suddenly, the interviewer pauses and asks, “What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever seen on TV?” In this serious moment, you’re given a chance to let your hair down and show a…

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It’s been big news in the college admissions world: as Covid-19 complicates ACT and SAT schedules, some universities are going test-optional, allowing applicants to forego submitting scores altogether. And while deemphasizing the importance of standardized tests might first make you breathe a sigh of relief, we’d argue that in reality, great test scores have never…

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You’ve probably got a general checklist of everything you and your child need to accomplish before they head off to college, from skills like learning to do laundry to those practical tasks like buying twin XL bed sheets. However, there’s one side of this transition that’s often overlooked, and that’s the emotional side. With increased…

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The past two weeks are ones that will go down in the history books. After the murder of George Floyd on May 25th, protests have erupted across the country and a long overdue and brutally honest dialogue about racism has begun. Instead of simply saying, “I’m not racist,” many white Americans are, for the first…

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