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  • 4 Tips to Help Students develop a Better Body Image
    4 Tips to Help Students develop a Better Body Image

    Students create their own ideas of themselves long before they reach their tweens. Clinical psychologist Lyndsay Elliot says children are creating a body image as young as 8 or 9. “We’re seeing a whole influx of kids being diagnosed with eating disorders, ...

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  • Eat your way to a better memory!
    Eat your way to a better memory!

    You’ve had a long summer break free from early mornings and homework, but now you have to get back into the rhythm of things. We’ve looked at ways you can ease yourself back into your routine, but there are ways in which you can jumpstart your brain too. ...

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  • The Challenges of Being Gifted
    The Challenges of Being Gifted

    Having a gifted child is certainly a blessing, but most North American education systems do not have sufficient means to challenge and accommodate a gifted student. Large class sizes and limited resources mean that teachers have to focus on the average ...

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  • How to prepare for the SAT® and ACT tests
    How to prepare for the SAT® and ACT tests

    The SAT® and ACT tests are designed to gauge your college readiness. Getting into a good college can really give you the edge in your career, but preparing for the SAT® or ACT can be a very intimidating prospect. The first thing to remember is that you ...

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  • Money saving back-to-school tips
    Money saving back-to-school tips

    Back to school is an expensive time for parents as you buy new clothing and supplies for the coming academic year. It can be tough on the wallet, especially in these difficult economic times. There are several ways in which you can mitigate the expenses of ...

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