Posts Tagged ‘ higher ed ’

Target, Parents and College Dorms

July 29, 2013
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Target, Parents and College Dorms

This month, Target launched a back-to-college marketing campaign that gives every college-bound kid and their parents a reason to shop. The retailer has captured a family-driven milestone and the myriad of emotions, needs and wants…

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Hollywood Acceptance

March 14, 2013
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Hollywood Acceptance

Thanks to screenwriter Karen Croner, college admission just got funny. Karen joins Dr. Nancy Berk on Whine At 9 to talk about the feature film Admission starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd (opening nationwide March…

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Walmart Goes Academic

January 21, 2013
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Walmart Goes Academic

This year Walmart has gone collegiate, adding mini-me versions of their chain stores on two college campuses. This will be the first time in forever that there will be college-related rollbacks. Unfortunately, saving 55 cents…

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School’s Out For Summer: 5 Tips For Family Harmony

June 23, 2012
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School’s Out For Summer: 5 Tips For Family Harmony

After semesters of freedom, moving back home can be confusing for college students. Greeted by gushing relatives, overflowing refrigerators, and clean bed linens, who wouldn’t begin to expect continued concierge service? The problem? Your “hotel”…

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College Movie Moms

April 7, 2012
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New Line Cinema recently announced that it had acquired the screen rights to Andrew Ferguson’s best selling book Crazy U: One Dad’s Crash Course In Getting His Kid Into College. Set to star as the crazed dad…

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Celebrity Flashcards

March 4, 2012
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Last year when my friend Akil Bello, a test prep expert, tweeted the following brilliant message, I knew he was onto something big…. Word of the day: turpitude – wickedness, vice, vileness, wrongdoing…CBS fired Charlie Sheen…

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Bed, Bath and Beyond Embarrassing: Dorm Decorating Tips from My Son

March 1, 2012
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Bed, Bath and Beyond Embarrassing: Dorm Decorating Tips from My Son

When USA Today College offered dorm decorating advice that would make students “feel at home,” I was truly impressed. Inexpensive tips from paint color to flameless candles, and lace trim to glass vessels for nail polish, transformed…

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