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The 9 best laptops in 2021 for work, entertainment, and gaming

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Dell's XPS 13 is still our favorite laptop because it expertly balances design and performance. But the MacBook Air with M1 is unmatched when it comes to battery life. Check out our roundup of the best laptop deals here. When it comes to studying, working, or even playing, having one of the best laptops is essential. Although the very best laptops will cost you $1,000 or more, there are laptops to fit every budget in this guide. Whether you're a Window...
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What To Do When You’re at a Crossroads in Life

It happens to the best of us—that moment in life when you’re at a crossroads and you’re not sure what to do next. But what many people don’t realize is that this can be an incredibly enriching and exciting time. Crossroads can open new opportunities or take you in directions that you never thought possible. If you find yourself at a point in life where you’re not sure which road to take, check out the ideas below. You never know where it might lead! Establish a Goal One of the most...
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The 5 best mini fridges we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Mini fridges come in all shapes and sizes and are ideal for the home office, guest room, or dorm.The Danby 4.4 Cubic Foot Mini Fridge offers an array of features and space at an affordable price.Back to school is one of the most popular times to purchase a mini fridge as many students want a refrigerator in their dorm rooms. But these small refrigerators also work well for offices, rec rooms, and garages.Mini fridges aren't as energy efficient as standard-s...
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The 6 best kids' water bottles in 2021 for all ages

From preschool to college, all students need to stay hydrated to perform their best in school.We picked the best kids' water bottle for each school-age group, featuring easy sipping for preschoolers and durable bottles for college students.You can also check out our guides to the best water bottles and travel mugs for more options.Water bottles are a classroom staple - pretty much every student carries one. The right water bottle is leak-resistant, easy to use and refill, and often available in ...
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Fun School Supplies From Scented Erasers to Glittery Notebooks!

Shopping for school supplies is a rite of passage for most students. Everyone has memories of painstakingly choosing the pencils, notebooks, and folders they will use for the entire school year. Whether your child is going to an in-person school, homeschooling, or studying online, choosing fun and unique items can lighten the mood and add some fun to your child’s education. Consider adding a few whimsical items like scented erasers to surprise your young scholar and brighten the upc...
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Apple's student and education discounts provide big deals on Macs and iPads, including $100 off the newest MacBook Air

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. getty Even when it is not back-to-school time, Apple offers an education discount on some of its products most closely aligned with school work.These include MacBooks, Macs, and iPads.Some of the best discounts currently available include a $100 discount on the MacBook Air, a $400 discount on the iMac Pro, and a $50 discount on the iPad Air.Not sure which MacBook is right for you? See our guide to ...
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The best laptops in 2021

If you're looking for the best laptop out there, there are a ton of different choices.We've tested and researched a wide range of laptops to narrow down our list of top picks.Whether it's a top-of-the-line Windows laptop, a MacBook, or a more affordable Chromebook, we have a pick for you.After testing, the Dell XPS 13 remains the best laptop we've ever used, expertly balancing performance and high-quality design.Shopping on a budget? Check out our guide to the best affordable laptops. Table of C...
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17 best planners for staying organized in 2021, including tips and tricks from experts

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. timnewman/Getty Images A planner is an all-in-one productivity tool for writing down upcoming dates, to-do lists, and goals.Planners come in all varieties, from dated and undated, to daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly. The best planner is a personal choice, whether it's small and undetailed or big and densely packed.Paper planners are calendars that help you keep track of tasks, appointments, idea...
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The best school notebooks of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky From kindergarten through college, notebooks are essential and should be durable, as well as leak- and rip-proof throughout the school year.We put 12 popular notebooks through testing to bring you our top picks for this guide. The best school notebook overall is the Five Star Advance Wirebound Notebook 3 Subject - it's long-lasting, versatile, and offers a lot of bang for your buck.With a master's degree in education and years of teaching under my belt, I've se...
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20 best planners for staying organized in 2021, including tips and tricks from experts

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. timnewman/Getty Images A planner is a useful tool for staying organized and creating a view of what's upcoming in your life.Planners come in all varieties, from dated and undated, to daily, weekly, and monthly, and yearly. The best planner is a personal choice: some might like something small and undetailed, while others might like something big and densely packed. Some planners are structured with...
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How To Emotionally Prepare Your High School Student for Their College Years

The transition process from high school to college can be stress-inducing, to say the least. Many students often get overwhelmed by the idea of being away from home and maintaining good grades. However, stress is a staple of college life. Despite popular misconceptions, higher-education-related anxiety isn’t always negative, as it can motivate a student to deal with and overcome challenges. But when the pressure exceeds manageable levels, it can affect a student’s overall wellbeing and res...
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What You Should Know about Student Loan Hardship in 2020

There is no doubt that America has a massive student loan problem, as over 44 million Americans owe a U.S student loan debt of over $1.56 trillion. When I started Ascend Finance, I did not realize just how big the issue actually was.  The main source of this problem due to the lack of financial knowledge among students in colleges. In a survey conducted by Student Loan Hero, they found out that 10% of students in colleges think that they don’t need to pay their student loan debt even if...
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Which Are The Best Fashion Colleges in The USA?

Fashion design covers the processes of developing new collections, producing and advertising clothes, and the purpose of new products can vary significantly (from clothing for industrial workers to handmade works of art haute couture). The fashion industry requires non-standard thinking, creativity, and professionalism. Students of fashion faculties receive general educational introduction and understanding of the process of designing clothes, and at the same time, show their own creati...
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The best laptop sleeves for kids: The features to consider before you buy.

Laptop sleeves may not an item that’s generally on your back to school shopping list, especially if you have younger kids. But then, this back to school season isn’t like any other. Whether kids are embarking on hybrid options that require them to go to school a day or two a week, or learning at […]
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What Does Your Child Need When They Go To College?

When your child is ready to go to college, it’s a big moment in both your lives. It may be the first time they’ve lived away from home – and is often seen as a step into adult life as they gain independence and learn how to fend for themselves. If you’re wondering what they’ll need to take to get them off to the best start, check out our advice below.  Laptop and phone It’s likely that they’ll need a laptop to complete their work, so if they don’t have one already, it’s a worthwhil...
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School Masks - 5 in a pack w/ Mesh Bag

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure policy here. What a great idea. Going back to school is a challenge parents are facing all over the world right now. Most schools are requiring masks and trying... [Author: Lana]
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Free Virtual Learning Printable Door Signs

Is your child learning at home this fall? Minimize distractions with these cute and quirky Free Virtual Learning Printable Door Signs! This post may contain affiliate links which means we receive a small commission at no cost to you when you make a purchase. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Free Virtual Learning Printable Door Signs I don’t know about you, but we are in week four of virtual learning at home! We’ve gotten into a magnificent groove, the ...
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Amazon Prime Student offers college students 50% off the cost of a Prime subscription plus a 6-month trial at no cost

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Prime Student is a great way for college students to save money and time with free next-day or two-day shipping. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Student is one of the best life hacks for anyone with access to their ".edu" email address — whether you're just heading back to school or halfway through the year.You get a six-month trial of Prime Student and then pay 50% less than othe...
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The best school notebooks

Although onsite learning is an uncertainty for many students this fall, we've rounded up the best school supplies, many of which are useful for virtual learning as well.From kindergarten through college, students go through a lot of paper and notebooks — key components in mastering handwriting, taking notes, and learning. We put 12 popular notebooks through the paces to bring you our top picks for this guide. The best school notebook overall is the Five Star Advance Wirebound Notebook 3 Subject ...
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Watch Sesame Street and CNN's Back-to-School Town Hall

Sesame Street and CNN are partnering up for all our emotional needs this year, first with the virtual COVID-19 town hall, then with the one on racism, and now a town hall as we navigate the back-to-school season with our little kids during a pandemic. Read more...
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What we can do to support our teens through a school year like no other. | Spawned ep 216

After reading author and psychologist Dr. Lisa Damour‘s NY Times article, The 2020 Back to School List for Teens’ Emotional Well-Being we just knew we had to talk to her about it. Her premise: kids need some emotional “supplies” that have nothing to do with backpacks and laptops, and as parents, we can help. If you know Lisa’s […]
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How Ivy League financial aid packages stack up, even amid the coronavirus pandemic

Ivy League schools aren't curbing their high tuition prices amid the pandemic, but most already offer free tuition for students from families with a yearly income under $65,000. Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Ivy League colleges are by and large not reducing tuition this fall, even though instruction will mostly be online due to the coronavirus pandemic. Full tuition at an Ivy League college typically falls between $50,000 and $60,000 per year. All eight Ivy League s...
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Spread Kindness, Not Germs / Wear Your Mask! Classroom Signs for Teachers

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure policy here. Are you a teacher or know someone who is? This 'Spread Kindness' Personalized Name Flag is a perfect classroom sign for this year! It's also just $14.99... [Author: Lana]
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Back To School Guide on Kids Blue Light Glasses

Though it’s still not clear what this back to school season will look like, chances are your child will be participating in online learning in some form. And with all this uncharted territory, the last thing you should have to worry about is your child’s eye health being compromised from harmful blue light exposure. That’s why it’s more important than ever to consider investing in kids’ blue light glasses. What is Blue Light?  Blue light waves make up approximately one third of all...
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The Best Online Tutoring Options for Kids

Parents are shouldering extra responsibilities again this fall, with many school-aged students on a partial or fully remote schedule. Whether you’re relearning eighth-grade history to help your child or need some extra help with your college-level calculous, there are lots of apps and websites that will give you an…Read more...
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ComingSoon’s 2020 Back to School Gift Guide

ComingSoon’s 2020 Back to School Gift Guide It’s that time again, time to go back to school. It’s been an unconventional year, but, whether it be online or in-person, students all around the world are gearing up to hit the books (some are already back in class). If you’re lucky enough to have completed your education, you might want to get the students in your life something to encourage/aid them in these tumultuous times. Practical/fun things. But how do you know what gifts to get for your ...
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5 Breakfast Ideas for Your Family

This year might not look like it usually does for our kids and school, but many of us still need to prepare for the coming school year. With that, we still need some “back to school” morning routines for our new beginnings. Try one of our 5 favorite breakfast ideas for your family to help keep up routines for your kids this school year! The beginning of the school year can be rough for children and parents. It’s just hard getting into a new schedule. The sound of the early morning alarm is never...
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Legionnaire's Disease pathogen found in water at some schools reopening after Covid-19 lockdowns

Great, another thing for worried parents to worry about in Fall, 2020. The pathogen that causes Legionnaire's Disease has been found in the water at some schools reopening after long Covid-19 lockdowns. "Legionella could lurk in the water supplies of school buildings, and some measures to keep people in schools safe from coronavirus may even increase risks from deadly illnesses caused by the bacteria," reports Max Horberry at the New York Times: Last week in Ohio, officials found Legionell...
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The best tech for college students

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple Tech rules every aspect of our lives now, especially as more campuses embrace virtual learning solutions, so you're going to need a lot of gadgets to get you through college.Whether you need a laptop, a smartphone, a charger, a speaker, or some other gadget; we've put all our top picks together in one place to help you find the best tech for college.When you head off to college, you need all ...
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