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Wow! Seriously? The Conversation I Heard At Starbucks

I went to Starbucks yesterday to do some writing. I ended up spending the majority of visit eavesdropping on a loud phone conversation the woman at the next table was having. I’m not sure eavesdropping is a fair description because she was in a public place yapping very loudly on her phone despite those around her not being part of the conversation

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Does my college student need renter’s insurance?

Does my college student need renter’s insurance? It’s an important question that often goes unasked. There are several factors that influence the answer to this question. Where will your child be living? What items of value does your child have? How much would it cost to replace your child’s belongings.

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Creating Stunning Dorm Rooms

After the excitement of college acceptance comes the excitement for creating the perfect dorm room. Dorm rooms are becoming more and more extravagant with competitions nationally, on-campus, and via some magazines and websites.

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Freshman Move-In Day: What you need to know

What you need to know on move-in day, but no-one will tell you… Some colleges have dorm rooms specifically set up for tours that no one actually lives in. Buyer beware…while it might look adorable (and certainly take pictures for ideas later on) it will not be what it looks like on move-in day.

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Preventing Homesickness: The Air-Tight Plan For A Positive Transition To College

Listening to hundreds of stories told by college parents, homesickness and having a hard time making friends, ranks in the top five of parental concerns for freshman parents whose children are away at school. Even the most well-adjusted, popular, social kid will experience some level of homesickness away at college but there are ways to prevent or at least minimize it with some research and planning.

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