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A new school year means a fresh start—an opportunity to reflect, learn, and improve. We’ve been doing some of our own reflecting, learning, and improving so our student and teacher users gain the most out of their eNotes experience. From fresh designs to updated content, we continue to strive for simplicity, transparency, and high academic…

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Seven Icebreaker Ideas for the First Day of School

August is officially here, which marks the dreadful end of summer vacation. So, what can you expect on your first day back at school? Icebreakers, and lots of them. And if you’re anything like me, the thought of yet another “two truths and a lie” game will make you cringe. While many students loathe the…

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The Ultimate Student-ID Discount Guide of 2018

Between paying rent, buying groceries, and maintaining a social life, being a student can get expensive. The good news is that there are tons of discounts out there to help you get more bang for your buck without having to completely sacrifice your lifestyle. Whether you’re on or off campus, be sure to keep your…

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8 Summer Vacation Destinations for Book Lovers

School is out and so is the sun! Summer is finally here, and it’s time to start plotting a travel itinerary for your coveted vacation time. If you’re a bookworm eager to tackle your summer reading list, why not also visit the places that inspired your favorite literary works? From New Orleans to Chicago, we’re…

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10 Ways To Get More Sleep During Finals

Since when do “sleep” and “finals” belong in the same sentence? By the end of the semester, it seems almost natural to swap sleep for study. While this may have earned you an “A” in the past, it’s not sustainable and can negatively alter your overall performance come test time. Sleep deprivation leads to less…

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