Worst Online Colleges

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Getting an online degree can be more convenient than an in-person one, especially for those who have full time jobs or families to take care of. But you’ll want to watch out for these worst online colleges.

 

Any bachelor’s degree is valuable, even if obtained from a lesser-known educational institution. The Information Age has ushered in several new means for obtaining a degree from educational institutions once unheard of and/or not in existence. The online method is one of the newest and one that is growing in popularity. This method is very different from attending a traditional university and it has its share of pros and cons, but what seems to matter most is one’s choice of an online school. Let’s take a look at some of the worst online colleges according to our reviewers.

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Is MobiGo Or Leapster Better?

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Board games and books are a thing of the past for many kids these days. They want educational tech toys with fun apps and games. We looked at top brands VTech and Leapfrog to find out which handheld device is the better pick.

While reading books in a circle waiting for preschool to begin, one mom, to appease her frustrated son, handed him her iPhone. I see this all the time. Like moths to a flame, all six 4-year-olds dropped their books and gathered round to see the shiny black box of flying angry birds. It was just last year that I got my first handheld, and now we’re talking tech gadgets for our computer-savvy youngsters? Whether or not you’re happy with technology’s grasp on our young children, it’s happening. Which brings up the question of which system is worth the buy. MobiGo and Leapster are the two most popular brands, but is MobiGo or Leapster better?

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Find Great Deals At the Best Sites For Kids Clothes

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Parents can find great deals on clothes for kids and tweens by looking at these best sites for kids clothes.

It’s fun to dress your kids in the latest teen styles, and as they get a little older they will likely appreciate it, but it can be an expensive proposition. Stores like Abercrombie & Fitch and J.Crew aren’t cheap, and with growth spurts and lots of physical activity, kid’s clothes don’t have much of a shelf life. So what’s a hip parent without a huge budget to do? Well, most of the hot stores at the mall also have an online presence, and with some savvy research and a bit of patience you can look to the best sites for kids clothes to find great deals to stock your kids’ closet with the latest trends.

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Back-To-School Shopping Roundup: Everything You Need For the First Day of College

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Get everything on your back-to-school shopping list with this roundup of the top-rated products.

Back-to-school season is always an exciting time of year with new clothes and new notebooks, but heading off to college is the ultimate back to school. Starting college and moving into a dorm requires a big back-to-school shopping list. It’s not just school supplies, but you also need everything to live away from home for the first time. From cleaning supplies to tablet computers and textbooks, we’ve got you covered for back-to-school shopping. And we even have a little bit of advice for nervous parents from someone who’s done it all before.

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Dorm Ideas: Pinterest Inspired, Viewpoints Approved

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Pinterest is known for having thousands of great DIY project ideas, many of which you can apply to your dorm room or college apartment.

You don’t need a huge budget to outfit your dorm room with personalized furniture. DIY-decorating dorm ideas can be found everywhere, but I’ve found the best dorm design ideas on Pinterest. By following some simple instructions using inexpensive craft supplies, you can organize and decorate your dorm room so it feels like home. See what three affordable furniture pieces you can transform with Pinterest-inspired dorm ideas.

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Dorm Ideas: Having A Healthy College Diet

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Salad bars in college offer more than lettuce and tomatoes. Today’s salad bars offer a wide range of proteins including chickpeas and quinoa.

Eating in a dining hall can seem like a challenge. New college students dread the “Freshman 15″—the weight that many students put on during their first year of college. When trying to maintain a healthy college diet, it’s important to make good choices that become good habits. By following these simple tips from Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN, a registered dietitian and author of “Fighting the Freshman Fifteen,” you can make sure that you keep your mind and your body in shape this semester.

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Back-To-School List: Bath and Body Essentials

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Cut down on your back-to-school list by purchasing bath and shower products that are long-lasting.

When it comes to bath and shower products, there’s a specialized option for everyone, but in a college or dorm setting, too many bottles can take up space you don’t have to spare. Whether you’re looking to save or splurge, we’ve got the products that will save you space and money  this semester. Before you head back to school, make sure you check off every one of these dorm essentials off your back-to-school listRead the rest of this entry »

Dorm Checklist: Laundry Room Must-Haves

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College washers and dryers can leave your clothes shredded. Using the right detergent can help protect your favorite outfits from unforgiving spin cycles.

Doing laundry in a college dorm is no easy feat. Machines that stretch, tear and poke holes in your favorite clothes inevitably occupy the laundry room. Luckily, using the right products can help save you from serious textile heartache. Using the latest Viewpoints laundry detergent reviews, we narrowed down the top detergents for stains, delicates and workout clothes. You’ll want to add these to your dorm checklist.
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Dorm Ideas: OTC Medicines You Can’t Live Without

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Studies show that stress and lack of sleep can cause weakening of the immune system. Our list of affordable OTC medicines offer quick relief to common college aches and pains.

Between class, more class and the occasional night out, it’s easy to forget that you’re susceptible to fevers, headaches and stomach bugs in college. Luckily, you can put together a dorm essentials OTC medicine cabinet for less than $50 dollars. Keep it stocked all semester and you’ll be ready to take on ailments from the common cold to sleeplessness before symptoms get in the way of your schoolwork.
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Dorm Life: Living With Roommates

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Living in a dorm means sharing your space and your belongings with a roommates. What do you need to bring?

Dorm life is a big change for most college freshmen. It’s your first time living away from home; you’re responsible for your laundry, meals and getting to class on time. But you’re most likely not living alone. There’s a roommate sharing your dorm room. Whether you’re bunking with your best friend from home or if you left it up to chance, you’re going to be sharing quite a bit with this new roommate.

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