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Are Kids’ Clothes Too Provocative?

We see it every day. Sexuality glamorized in the media, the movies, in retail stores and more. What does this say to our kids? by Karyn Brodsky In the clothing department, there are many “adult” styles available to teens, tweens

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Too Sexy Too Soon?

From a very early age, our children are bombarded with graphic messages about sexiness. From the clothing marketed to pre-teens to video games, music and the media, our children get the message that being “cool” means being sexy. By Dr.

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Tuition Turmoil

What to Do When Your Finances Aren’t Ready College is expensive.  According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2015–2016 school year was $32,405 at private colleges, $9,410 for state residents at public colleges,

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What’s Next for Your College Student

NextStep’s One-On-One Coaching During the College Years Helps Them Land a Dream Job by Karyn Brodsky Congratulations, parents! Your students’ hard work and involvement, plus your efforts, prodding and emptying of your bank account helped them gain admittance to the

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Gaining an Edge with Summer Internships

Summer Programs Enrich Minds and Lives by Kristin Ciccarelli Getting into the college of their dreams can be tough for most high school students, and discovering a career they can be passionate about is even tougher. Rest assured, however, excellent

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College Bound

How to Find Cheap Flights to Visit Colleges and Universities by Rick Seaney So you’re about to embark on a tour of colleges and universities to see which one’s the best fit for your teen. Or maybe he has already

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Maximize Your College Visit

Visiting a college campus helps your student get a sense of what college life would be like at a specific university. This can help your student decide whether or not a particular college is right for them. When planning campus

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Summer + Study = Better Score

Scoring Higher on College Entrance Exams Is All About the Early Prep by Tricia White College entrance exams. The mere thought can evoke terror in the heart of the most confident student. Fear not, but get a jump on your

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Are We Stressing Our Kids Out?

  by Dr. Sandy Gluckman Ego can be a good thing—in the right proportions, at the right time, and balanced with information and logic. But when our egos take control, disregarding reason and good judgment, this can lead to all

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