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  • Awesome Things to Look Forward to This Fall

    These are just some of the things kids everywhere are looking forward to every fall. // Photo Source: Little Paper Swans In just a few more weeks, summer will give way to fall. And with the changing of seasons, students are gearing up to prepare for the new school year that lies before them. But school isn’t the only thing that heralds the arrival of autumn for students. Kids and teens everywhere have plenty of reasons to be excited for fall, and the points featured below are just some of the awesome things that students are sure to embrace with open arms after settling in on their first day back in school. Continue reading → ...

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  • Top 2014 Back-to-School Fall Trends for Students

    Keep your back-to-school looks updated this year courtesy of some top 2014 fall fashion trends. // Photo Source: Fashion Windows Students of all ages are now gearing up for the start of the fall semester, and one of the things that are on their list of priorities is making sure they look good when they walk down the hallways of their school. On that note, we have prepared a special feature on the top back-to-school fall trends that style-conscious kids—from grade school pupils to university attendees—should take note of before they hit the books this September. Continue reading → ...

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  • Academic Eccentricities: Strange University Traditions

    It's all fun and games for most students participating in strange school traditions. // Photo Source: BriFili Stating School traditions run gamut from simple pranks to anticipated events like Senior Skip Day. But there are some traditions that go above and beyond the realm of normalcy and showcase the quirkiness of students enrolled in a particular institution. And you have to hand it to university students and their gumption because only tertiary education kids would have the nerve to pull off these kinds of strange school traditions you’ll see below. Continue reading → ...

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  • Scholastic Style: School Uniforms Around the World

    Shades of blue define the school uniforms of these Nepalese students. // Photo source for all images: Mashable With the United States about to start school in September, we figured it might be fun and interesting to feature something beyond the purview of most American students: school uniforms all over the world. While most academic institutions around the world follow a common conservative template on how their students should dress, each country infuses their distinct cultural point of view through the uniforms that students wear on a regular basis. Featured below are some of the various examples of students wearing school uniforms from Europe to Africa to Asia and Oceania. Continue reading → ...

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  • Higher Movie-cation: Five College Movies You Should See

    Bright-eyed and enthusiastic, high school seniors transitioning into college freshmen are a common theme in many popular films about college // Photo Source: Viewers Commentary The college experience is something that a lot of high school kids dream of immersing themselves in the future. Some teens have a sort of rose-colored view about entering the tertiary phase of their education. But in reality, being in college is about working hard on your studies to build the foundations of your career path while also taking the time to appreciate brief moments of leisure that serves as a respite from the daily collegiate grind. That being said, it’s easy to see why most high schoolers are eager to become a college student given that Hollywood has produced so many movies that showcase the college experience in its various aspects. Presented below are some contemporary feature films that focus on college kids from different backgrounds and the stories they share that fuel the dreams of many te ...

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