Get packed for Back to School

Summer is almost over, and soon it will be time to get back in the classroom, and back to hitting the books. But you’re going to need a lot more than just books to make it through the semester, so I’ve put together a handy checklist of what you’re going to want to have to get geared up, and packed up for back to school.

Should you buy an iPhone or Android phone for your student?

For some, it’s an easy choice between an iPhone or Android phone. They’ve drawn their lines, chosen their camps and stuck with them for years. Others are less loyal, seeking what they feel is the best user experience for them, either out of frustration or curiosity. Students are no different in their needs, especially when the smartphone is both a consumption device and productivity support tool. Let’s look at the choices.

Delicious dorm room breakfasts: Shelly’s Friday Favourites

It’s a big adjustment when you make the switch from living at home to living in the dorm. You’ve got to say goodbye to fresh laundry every day and say hello to communal washer and dryers. You’ll also shop for groceries for yourself and cook for yourself, maybe for the first time ever. A lot of college students find it exciting when they think about setting up a kitchen and making meals every day, but the reality is a bit...

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School essentials checklist for every student going back to school

Back to school is almost here, and if you have a child heading to elementary, are in college, or focused on continuous learning, here's a list of supplies.

Best headphones for back to school

If you need to blot out the world so you can study, or maybe you need to be ready to bike to class in the rain, what are the best headphones for students? See our top picks.

Back to school: Toasters are great for breakfast and dinner meals

Toasters aren't just a kitchen appliance that should be relegated to the breakfast domain! This article is all about meal hacks, easy dinners, and unleashing the toast.

A day in the life of a student with a smartwatch

Back to school is right around the corner, so if you are one of the many students heading back to campus this year, I can imagine you are busy loading up on supplies like notepads, textbooks, pens, highlighters, and perhaps even a new laptop or tablet. While these are all essential for a productive school year, another item you may want to consider adding to your shopping list is a smartwatch. Not only are they stylish and trendy, but they will help you stay organized and on top of your studies.

Dorm room dinners: Shelly’s Friday Favourites

After a full day of classes you'll be coming back to your dorm room hungry and looking for something to eat for dinner. Check out these recipes perfect for getting you through the week.

Backpacks built for urban adventures

Not all adventuring happens in the wilderness, and not all adventure bags need to blend in with the trees. Here are a few great backpacks that'll blend in with the crowd during your next urban adventure.

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