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Scholarships & Grants
$5000 Scholarship for Being Funny for 2 minutes
Okay guys, here is a different kind of scholarship competition. It is a $5000 scholarship for being funny in a quick 2 minute video presentation.
Nov 18, 2012, 11:28pm

Scholarships & Grants
Scholarship to Leman Manhattan for Writing Competition Winner
Win a 4 year scholarship to the Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, as it partners with Newbery Award and Printz Honor Award-winning author Jack Gantos to find New York City’s most talented eighth grade writers.

Oct 16, 2012, 8:42am

Back To School
Backpacks for Back to School
Carry your books and gear for school in a classic new backpack designed to handle your books in style.
Aug 25, 2012, 8:41pm

Back To School
Girl's Backpacks for Back to School
Each of these backpacks is great for hauling books and stuff back to school. We have basic backpacks, backpacks that are a little more fancy, and backpacks with airfilled compartments to soften the load.

Aug 25, 2012, 7:21pm

Back To School
Save Money on Software with Academic Versions
If you are a student or teacher, you can buy your software at HUGE savings!
Aug 9, 2012, 12:05pm

Back To School
Tips To Avoid Gangs and Drugs
There are things you can do about crime and violence in your school. Here are eight things you and your friends can do to be safe and have a successful school year.

Aug 7, 2012, 5:39pm

Back To School
Back to School Tips for College Students (California)
This is the Cliffs Note version of the DCA's smart consumer coursework for college students...

Aug 4, 2012, 3:53pm

Back To School
Snow Day Calculator
In sixth grade David Sukhin decided to put his math skills to use to make a snow day calculator. As of 2011, he has had a five-year perfect accuracy rating on the resulting program.

Aug 2, 2012, 9:43am

Back To School
College Roommate Finder
Now that you have figured out where you are going to college, you need a place to live and a roommate! ClassBrain has assembled the best list of national roommate sites and you are sure to find one that meets all your requirements.

Jul 10, 2012, 10:37am

Safety for Students
10 Cell Phone Safety Tips for Students
Now that it's back-to-school time, many parents make the decision to arm their kids with cell phones. Your parents generally say they do so for safety reasons; they want to be able to reach you at anytime; but for you, it is all about social life.
May 22, 2012, 6:45am

College Prep Resources
SAT, ACT, PSAT, LSAT, GMAT, who the heck can keep this all straight? Hopefully this list of sample exams, online registration forums, and test assistants will make everything a little clearer for you.

May 14, 2012, 9:24am

Scholarships & Grants
$10,000 Rand McNally Scholarship Competition
Information on Rand McNally's $10,000 American Essay Contest for students aged 13 through 20 in 7th to 12th grade.

May 1, 2012, 3:17am

Back To School
State Hazing Laws
If you have a child or student that complains about hazing at their fraternity or sorority, there are actually laws to protect them. Many states have instituted Hazing Laws to stop fraternities and sororities from continuing this dangerous and degrading practice.

Apr 14, 2012, 9:20pm

Back To School
Style You Can Wear from ClassBrain!
Whether you need an intelligent suggestion for your wardrobe or something cool for your room, you will find awesome designs in the ClassBrain Store.
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Apr 13, 2012, 12:11pm

Back To School
Eight Tips for New Law Students
Things They Don't Tell You At Orientation

Law school is challenging and exciting. Here are a few suggestions and inside secrets to get you off to the right start in your study of the law.

Apr 13, 2012, 8:49am

Back To School
More Back to School Tips in our Parent Teacher Section
Find more back to school articles, tips, checklists, and savings in the ClassBrain Back to School Section for Parents and Teachers.
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Apr 12, 2012, 12:52pm

Back To School
Save Money With Public Domain eTexts
If you need a classic text that has lapsed into the public domain, you can potentially save yourself a lot of money on books by downloading an etext.

Apr 12, 2012, 12:39pm

Back To School
Back-to-School Travel Plan
The following safety tips will assist you in ensuring your child has a safe return to school and remind you of your responsibilities while driving in and around school zones.

Apr 10, 2012, 4:12pm

Back To School
Find the Best Price on Gas For Your School Commute
Gas prices are going up again. Find the best prices on gas in your area to keep your school commute more economical.
Apr 10, 2012, 7:49am

Vans Custom Culture Art Competition
Vans Custom Culture Competition is designed to inspire high schools students to participate in a SUPER cool competition where they are challenged to create custom pairs of Vans shoes. The top five schools will be flown to LA to compete in the Art Showcase (in May) for the grand prize of $50,000, which will go to their school’s art program.

Jan 30, 2012, 9:34am

Cal Tech $100,000 Siemens Competition
The deadline to enter the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students is approaching. Entries for the 2011-12 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology must be received by Monday, October 3, 2011, at 5pm EDT
Sep 26, 2011, 11:18am

ExploraVision - A Very Cool Science & Tech Competition
Each year the Toshiba/NSTA Exploravision Awards Program encourages students to take a look at current technology and envision changes in it to make the future a better place 20 years later. Up to $240,000 in savings bonds will be awarded this year to student winners to help them with their future college plans.

Aug 15, 2011, 11:22am

Studying Abroad
Tips for Taking a Gap Year Abroad
As tuition costs rise and the economy remains stagnant, an increasing number of American students are spending a “gap year,” the year between high school and college, traveling and volunteering in order to gain real-world experience.

Aug 9, 2011, 5:01pm

Being An American - Essay Contest
Being An American essay contest is sponsored by the Bill of Rights Institute. The deadline each year is in December. Cash awards of up to $5000 each are to be awarded to top students in each of nine regions.

Aug 6, 2011, 7:20pm

Grammy Camp
The deadline for high school students to apply to GRAMMY Camp 2012 in March 31, 2012. Interested students can apply at GrammyInTheSchools
Aug 4, 2011, 5:49pm

BKFK's Going Green Challenge
If you are a student concerned with global warming and other ecological problems that the world is facing today, The Weather Channel is sponsoring a competition that you should know about....You could win $10,000.
Mar 4, 2010, 9:15am

If you think you one of the few people in the world that loves math, you will be thrilled to find MathCounts. This organization supplies middle school students with specialized math club materials and sponsors a major math competition each year.

Jan 5, 2010, 12:14pm

Studying Abroad
Tips For Students Studying Abroad
The following information is for student advisors and their students who plan to travel and/or study abroad.

May 5, 2009, 2:58pm

Mock Trial
Mock Trial Guide
This excellent mock trial guide is a must-have for all mock trial participants.

May 4, 2009, 3:43pm

Mock Trial
Mock Trial Scripts for Teens
Whether fairy tales, disaster, or war is your interest, one of these mock trial scripts should hit your hot button.

May 3, 2009, 8:53pm

Mock Trial
Search Supreme Court Opinions
Search the latest Supreme Court Opinions for use in your mock trial projects.

May 3, 2009, 7:32pm

Mock Trial
Mock Trial Scripts (K-12)
This assortment of mock trials scripts include various lessons for elementary students from K-12.
May 3, 2009, 3:39pm

Mock Trial
Mock Trial Scripts (4 - 6 grade)
This mock trial scripts are especially designed for kids in the 4th to 6th grades.
May 3, 2009, 3:32pm

Mock Trial
Mock Trial Resources
Some of you are already taking part in Mock Trial, but if you're not, these sites will help you and your High School to become involved on a national scale.

May 3, 2009, 11:52am

Mock Trial
Oral Arguments for the Florida State Supreme Court
There is only one State Supreme Court that we are aware of, which videotapes their Supreme Court sessions and makes them available online. That state is Florida.
May 3, 2009, 11:46am

Mock Trial
Getting Ready For Moot Court
This is an in-class game designed to give students an understanding of the court system. This particular curriculum is based on the Washington State Court system.

May 3, 2009, 9:25am

Goal Setting the SMART Way
Goal setting is a task that is often overlooked until the New Year, when people decide to set resolutions. However, these resolutions are nothing more than wishes and are far from what we would call "goals". Hence these "so called" goals have very little chance of being realized. Just ask any fitness club owner when the greatest number of sign-ups occur and when the greatest number of drop-outs occur. Clearly, these "resolutions" don't work!

So just what does work?

Feb 3, 2009, 10:06pm

Applying to College
College Essay Preparation Tips
This article contains three parts:
* Step One: Brainstorming
* Step Two: Selecting a Topic
* Step Three: Writing the Essay

Jan 14, 2009, 4:41pm

Applying to College
Tips on Writing the Admissions Essay
It may be only 500 words, but the admissions essay portion of a college application can mean the difference between acceptance and rejection. How you write your personal essay shows the admissions committee why you are different from everybody else. It provides information about you that test scores, grades, and extracurricular pursuits cannot.

Jan 13, 2009, 4:38pm

School Sports
Custom School Team Stores
Welcome to ClassBrain's custom sportswear stores for schools and teams. Pop in a see if your school already has a store or add one if they don't. You can also add a team shop and get custom sportswear with your logo on it. Sign up today. It's free!

Sep 18, 2008, 9:24am


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