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Information on Trash and Impact on Community

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Selling Textbooks Online
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Science Experiments for Kids
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Black History Month Program Ideas
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Tips for Studying a Foreign Language
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Remembering the Order of the Planets

This is a great way to remember the planets to teach to your kids! My Very Eager Mother Just Served Us Nachos

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Choosing Community College Over a Four Year...

This guide is about choosing community college over a four year school. There are ways to reduce the cost of your higher education.

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Name Ideas for My Interior Concept Design

I'm working on a school project to design a new interior for Karl Lagerfeld's retail store. My concept is inspired by the movie Tron, but I'm having trouble coming up with a name for my concept.

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Packing for Your First Year in College
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Learning Spanish
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Finding a Study Abroad Program
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Taking Online College Courses
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University of Phoenix Online Reviews
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Free Educational Materials
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School Fundraiser Ideas
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Becoming a Certified Medical Transcriptionist
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Free Online Accelerated Reading Tests
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Tips for Doing College Homework
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Making a College Survival Kit

This guide is about making a college survival kit. Make sure your young scholar is well equipped when heading off to college.

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Summer Learning Tips
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Writing a Speech for Winning a Writing Competition

I have won a first prize in the essay writing competition and I'm supposed to make a speech after receiving it. What do I say? Please advise.

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Books on Nano Technology

I am 17 years old. I am studying in high school. I want to know which is the best book for advanced nano technology. Thank you.

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Classes for the Indian Economic Service

I am now studying for the Indian economic service exam. Where are the best classes in India?

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Styrofoam Cup Science Lesson
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Saving Money on Textbooks
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Teaching High School Students
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Spelling Tips and Tricks
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Money Saving Tips for College Students
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Making a Thermal Container for School Project

I am in high school and am looking of information on making a homemade thermal container. It needs to be made without using foil. Any suggestions? Thank you.

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Organizing Your Classroom
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Agriculture Among the Olmecs

What crops did the Olmecs grow?

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TI-nspire Calculator

How do you graph a piecewise function on the TI-nspire?

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Teaching Middle School Students
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Becoming a Teacher
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Teaching Grade School Students
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Teaching Kindergarten Students
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Project to Make a House Out of Waste Materials

I have to make a house made of waste materials and it must be in tomorrow. What materials should I use and how do I use the materials?

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Scientific Definition of Parental and Organic Materials

What are parental materials? What are organic materials?

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College Scholarship Tips

May is coming soon. Some schools are very good at helping kids look for scholarships; others are not. Often times home schoolers and adults need guidance for scholarships as well.

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Developing Effective Study Skills

I have these big tests known as exams that freak every highschooler out. These are going on my GPA and I really need an efficient and a good method for studying so that I will understand that material and fast.

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Fractanation Vs Distillation

What is the difference between fractanation and distillation?

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Kindergarten Science Project: Creating a Diorama of a Community Garden

My kindergarten daughter was asked to complete a science project: Community garden using a shoe box, glue, flowers, and ladybug. She was asked to be creative. Please help with any ideas.

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Where Can I Get Information on Homeschooling Requirements?

I'm wanting to homeschool my kids, but some of the laws are a bit confusing. For example, do you have to teach them 6 hrs/day or just make sure you get in the required number of hours for the year? Where is the best place for me to find these answers?

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Saving Money At College

What are some ways to save money and manage it while going to college?

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Math Homework Help

I need help with math homework.

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Suggestions for Finding Educational Scholarships

I am in dire need of an education scholarship, can you help?

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Choosing a Home School Curriculum

My children are still very young, but I've been looking at many different home school curricula and am pretty sure of what I'm getting.

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Help with Homework Assignment Creating Business Names

I need to make two names up and I am absolutely hopeless. First of all, I am doing a school assignment and I am pretending to work for a graphic design company and I need to think of a name for that.

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Online Cooking Courses

Does anyone know of any online cooking courses that are not expensive for housewives or stay-at-home mums?

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Pursuing an Acting or Modeling Career

I live in Wisconsin, I want to be an actress/model, anything in that business. I don't have the money, I wouldn't be able to travel far. How can I make it big time? Thank you so much, I want this so badly. I am 15 years old.

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Looking for Help Working Math Formula Problems

I need help with math, specifically how to do a problem using formulas.

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Are There Programs to Help With Tutoring Expenses?

I would like to go back to school. But I need private tutoring. Are there any government programs/grants to help with paying for a tutor?

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Creative Ideas for Setting Up a Kindergarten Classroom

I'm a kindergarten teacher. Does anyone have ideas for how to set up my classroom in a creative way?

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Pursuing a Music Career

Music is my life. I am playing piano, guitar, and singing. I am planning on going to music school and I need to make an decision. If I don't get in the music school, I don't know what will I do? I am so scared and I think about it all the time.

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Using Dialect and Colloquialism in Writing

In what writing situations is the use of dialect and colloquialism appropriate?

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Nail Polish Science Fair Project

We are looking ideas for a science fair project on nail polish. Does anyone have any ideas?

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5th Grade Assignment: Build Simple Machine

I need ideas for a 5th grader to "build a simple machine". Keep it simple. Thanks.

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Finding a Cube Root Without a Calculator

Without using a calculator, how does one find out the cube root of a number? Please explain fully. This is "not" a homework question. I am 79 years old.

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Make Flash Cards To Learn New Subjects

Make a set of flash cards using index cards and the glossary in your text book. Review them during commercials, in the car, on the bus, while waiting for text messages, etc.

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Work at Library for Scholastic Knowledge

The thing that really gave me extra knowledge in the classes I was taking in college, was working in the library-books/periodicals. You just pick up on so much stuff by working there that you otherwise wouldn't know about.

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Tips For New College Students

Familiarize yourself with any paperwork or guidelines given to you by your professors. Be certain to introduce yourself to any T.A.s or professors as classes can be quite large.

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Birthday Box for College

Our older daughter recently went away to college for the first time, and will not be home until after her birthday to celebrate. So her 18th birthday will not pass by unnoticed while she is at school, I put together a birthday in a box that can be used by her suite mates help her celebrate!

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Improving Second Language Pronunciation

How can we improve our pronunciation in English language?

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Ideas for Decorating a Door

I would like any ideas on how to decorate the door of the computer room at school please? I like to make the computer room interesting for the children, thanks.

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Christian Preschool Program

I am looking for a Christian preschool program. It needs to be very hands on, not worksheets or seat work.

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Preschool Bible Curriculum

I am looking for a free hands-on preschool curriculum. Can you help me?

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Life Lessons Graduation Gift Idea

Updated: Our 17 year old daughter, Kara, is graduating from high school in a few months. I wanted to present her with a gift that will have meaning long after she moves into the dorm.

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Tips for College Fairs

Visiting a big college fair is a great way to get a little face-to-face information. I realized, though, that my kids were spending a lot of their time filling out send-me-more-info forms, which reduced the time they had for asking questions and getting a feel for each school.

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New York University FIT School

I have a question about the FIT school of New York University. I am concern, I have a daughter that wants to study there. I am from Puerto Rico and I don't know what to do, I have never been in NY and I don't know where to start. She filled out the application form, but I want to know what help is available for economical matters there. I am a disable woman and need help so my daughter can study fashion marketing. Thanks.

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Making an Inertia Mobile for School

I'm making an inertia mobile for school and I'm putting an egg in it. Could someone please give me some tips? Please! Thank you.

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Getting Prepared To Homeschool

I would love to eventually homeschool my 2 year old daughter and 2 month old son. Does anyone have any suggestions for organization, projects, curriculum, etc. I was homeschooled for 3 years, 7th-9th, but I don't know much about how to get started. Any help would be much appreciated.

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Office In A Bag For College Students

I am a mom/college student who commutes 30 minutes to campus - thus, if I forget something at home, I am out of luck! So, I created an "Office in a Bag" in case I need something.

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Summer Class Suggestions for Twelve Year Olds

I want to take a summer class or lesson with my friend. We are twelve years old and need some suggestions on what to take.

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How Do You Say "Word Problems" in Spanish?

In Spanish, how would you say, 'word problems'? As in "I am having difficulty in math class with word problems".

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How Do I Tell A Guy I Like Him

I like a guy in class, and he is really good friends with my ex. I think he likes me back, what should I do, I'm terribly confused.

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Remembering Math Formulas

I need to recall math formulas for tests and have spent way too much time studying. As soon as I memorize one, I forget the next or mix them up. Any suggestions?

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Warm Up Your Brain With Sudoku Before Studying

I accidentally discovered that if I 'warm up' my brain by doing 1 or 2 sudoku puzzles before studying math, the lesson seems easier and sticks in my brain better.

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Spanish Word for Candy Corn

How would you say "candy corn" in Spanish? I was thinking of 'dulce de maiz or dulce de elote' but both seem to imply an actual candying process.

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Advice for Freshmen in College

To Freshmen: Make sure you get good grades because this is the time that you really don't have much to do. Get involved, meet people, make friends not babies.

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How To Hang Shelves On Cinder Block Walls

How to hang shelves on cinder block walls in a dorm?

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Preventing Fires in College Dorms

As students go off to college and leave the comforts of home, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning about the dangers of fires in college housing such as dormitories, fraternities, sororities and barracks.

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MTA Discount Oil Program

This request is for Massachusetts teachers. Has anyone used the MTA discount oil program? I would like to know if it is a good deal.

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College Grants and Scholarships

Does anyone know about any grants or scholarships for college that you can apply for without a lot of hassle?

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Apply for Financial Aid Early

If you are a loved one is going to college this fall, apply for financial aid as early as possible. The amount of aid you get is based on your need level, fund availability, and the date your application process is completed. It pays to be on top of it.

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What Should I Eat Before Taking a Test?

I took a math test and ran out of mental steam an hour into the test, aggravated by some guy who snored on and off for 45 minutes. Then a girl who came in a moment later, sat next to me and kept jiggling and wiggling herself as she took her test.

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How is paint made?

I have an essay to write in school about how paint made. Can anyone help?

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Packaging Lesson For Teachers

Packaging Lesson For Teachers. Try this with your class, scout group, kids, or adult birthday party! Especially good for Earth Day (April).

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Summer Activities for Teachers

Summer Activities for Teachers. I am a school teacher, so during the summer and Christmas vacation I have a lot of spare time. When I have spare time, I tend to like to go shopping.

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What is a good example of a detrivore?

What is a good example of a detrivore?

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Extra Expenses at the Beginning of School

I remember when my children were in school, there were always extra unexpected expenses in the first weeks of school.

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Nutritious Meals for College Students

I am looking for some inexpensive, nutritious meals that are easy to prepare for college students or other young people living on their own for the first time.

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Gage Your New Professor

When taking a course with a new professor try to gage how he will do his testing. Does he focus on classroom discussion, reading, obscure references? What will you have to know on test day? For the first test be prepared for anything. Study hard and know the material inside and out.

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Avoid the Standard Meal Plan at College

Unless you are an athlete that must eat copious amounts of food to maintain weight, muscle, and stamina, the standard meal plan is not advisable.

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Become a Resident Assistant

If you're looking for ways to save money at school, why not become a resident assistant? RAs are generally given free room and board in exchange for planning programs for other residents on their floor, helping solve any problems, and just being someone their residents can talk to.

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Bring the Kitchen Bare Necessities to College

Don't buy a bunch of stuff for your new dorm or apartment. It probably won't fit in the tight quarters and you may not even have a kitchen in your room. You will want to start with one medium sized sauce pan, one serving spoon, one bowl, one plate, a stack of paper plates and plastic silverware.

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Check Out Your Professor's Rating

When planning your schedule for the coming year, first pick the classes you need to take, and then check to see who teaches them. With that information in hand, visit www.ratemyprofessor.com. This site lets students search by school for ratings submitted by past students of any professor.

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Don't Shop During the 1st Week of College

Move in with the items you will need. Do not plan to head to your local mall to pick up sheets, towels, etc. when you move in and by all means avoid the grocery store. Plan to eat everything on campus for a week, or bring groceries from home.

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Don't Try to Solve All Your Kid's Problems

As tempting as it might be to step in if your child has a problem at school, don't. Let him or her handle it if there are roommate problems, questions regarding financial aid, or any other problem. Your child is now in college. He or she is expected to act like an adult.

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Easy Ways to Get a Little Cash at College

If you are in need of a little extra cash fast try these simple tips. Collect pop cans and return them for deposit. Looking for an easier way to get some cash? Donate plasma. Take part in a psychological experiment.

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Fill Out The FAFSA Every Year (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Every year that you plan to attend school, you will want to fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Almost any scholarship you apply for will require you to complete the FAFSA in order to receive it.

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Food to Have on Hand at College

College students notoriously have horrible diets either because of poor eating habits or because of budget concerns. Here's a list of foods that I always tried to keep in stock because they were fairly low costing and weren't too bad for the diet either.

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Get a Job with Perks (College Life)

When seeking a job, look for one where you get something more than just pay. Is the job super easy like watching the front desk in your dorm? If so, congratulations, you now have time to study at work. Do you love to shop at a particular store in the mall?

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Get Local Scholarships for College

Look to local sources when applying for scholarships. You are much more likely to get a scholarship from the school's PTA than you are to get the scholarships given by giants like Coca-Cola and Calgon. It's all a numbers game. National scholarship searches will have hundreds more applicants than local organizations.

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Study as You Wish

You will hear from lots of people that the best way to study is in a quiet comfortable location free of distractions. While that works for many people, it doesn't work for everyone. I had a roommate that couldn't stand any sort of distraction when studying. I on the other hand cannot stand the quiet.

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Studying Music?

Are you - or is a member of your family in a chorus/choir or studying music? You can now download classical excerpts to listen to and practice with at home very inexpensively. I like the UK site http://www.eclassical.com. The pieces are less then $1 each.

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Exchange Student Programs for France

I am a highschool student in Sydney and was hoping to go to France on exchange at the end of the year, for no more than 1 and a half months. If it is possible I would like to do homestay but not have to have a french student back afterwards. Does anyone know any programs that i could look into?

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Assassin Game

When I was in college, we played a fun game called Assassin. The purpose of assassin is to shoot your named target with a toy gun. When you "killed" them you then picked up their target.

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Cleaning Recipes Science Project

My 6th grade son is doing a science project comparing current home cleaning items, i.e. pledge, dish detergent, etc. with "old fashioned" ways of cleaning. I have picked my grandmother's brain but could really use some more ideas.

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Carpet Cleaning Science Project

I'm doing a science project and I need to know of some good carpet stain removers!

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Student Assistant for an Autistic Kindergartner

I have gotten a new job. I will continue working at a doctor's office but I will also now be a personal assistant to a kindergartner with autism. I am very excited but have no idea what to expect. I have been around children all my life, babysitting, teaching sunday school, youth group, etc. Does anyone have any ideas of what I could do to help the child and myself?

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Going To College Party

I am planning to have a going away send-off for my boys before they leave for college. What would be some clean fun for the party?

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Turning Spenders Into Savers

My boyfriend and I have both just graduated and are moving on to school. We are both moving about a half an hour away, to the same town, and going to community college. I'm ready, he may not be.

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Inexpensive Higher Education

Our state allows older citizens to attend higher education for $l0 a semester. This allows them to take classes to help with hobbies, learn new skills, etc. It saves a bundle. They audit the class but who cares when learning how to use software or increase hobby skills.

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Study Smart by Drawing Colorful Pictures

Studying can be boring. After reading an entire chapter of text, can you remember the facts presented in the chapter? How much of what you read can you actually understand and apply during the tests or exams?

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Budgeting Help For a High School Senior

I'm a senior in high school, with less than 60 days until graduation. I've worked at a part time job for about 4 years and I have nothing to show for it. I seriously have not saved any money at ALL!

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Why The Rush To Use College Financial Aide?

Millions of Americans are balking at the high tax rate in our country. Their cry is to lower taxes by depleting government assisted funding for everything from social programs to education.

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Best Place To Get a Sofa Bed

I am moving out for the first time. I am in need of a sofa bed. Any suggestions? Thank You, Britta, TX

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New School?

I'm having so much trouble deciphering wether I should remain at my current school or transfer to another. The new school offers an entirely foreign curriculum with countless engagements that aren't available at the public school I attend.

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Fastweb.com - College Scholarship Opportunities

If you have a high school senior in your household, check out <a href="http://www.fastweb.com">http://www.fastweb.com</a> for lots and lots of scholarship opportunities. Many require writing an essay -- if your son or daughter is good at creative writing, they will have an edge! By Becki in Indiana

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Preserving Workbooks for the Next Child

If your children have workbooks that you'll want them to re-do or pass on to siblings just tape the top edge of a sheet protector down to the table (we use duck tape) then lift the protector flap up and slide the workbook under.

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