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  • LIFE: School

    How to survive the home stretch

    Summer is right around the corner and we can practically taste the iced cold lemonade and feel the hot sun on our skin. With vacation so close, waiting can be a drag. Surviving these next few weeks may seem almost...

  • LIFE: Dear Carol

    Dear Carol: I'm fed up with being a "geek"

    My friends and I are always made fun of for being good students. We’re called “geeks” and “nerds” just because we get good grades and score well on tests. Part of the problem is that we’re in the Gifted and Talented program, so...

  • LIFE: Dear Carol

    Not a stellar student? How to do your best this year

    I’m going into eighth grade and freaking out because I’m horrible in school. I want to be smart and try my best, but I always get bad grades. Do you have any tips on how to stay focused? Dear School Stuck, You can...

  • LIFE: Dear Carol

    Dear Carol: I'm NOT perfect!

    Sometimes I feel like my parents expect too much and I have to do everything at once. Be a perfect daughter, super student, great athlete, good friend, and participate in lots of activities, and I get stressed out. Dear Totally Stressed...

  • LIFE: School

    HW FYI: Three Ways to Focus

    It’s the night before a HUGE homework assignment is due...and you’re freaking out! After getting home, grabbing a snack and going for a run—and then helping your mom clear the table after dinner—you just have NO time to finish all...

  • LIFE: School

    6 signs you're totally gonna ace your next test

    Whether it’s pre-algebra or geometry, history or Shakespeare, bio or chemistry, there are a few cinchy ways to see if you’ve got your next quiz or test in the bag. Here are six signs you can totally rock this out—and a few ways...