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On Friday, December 8, 2017, from 10 a.m. to noon at Nova Southeastern University took place an event in which 297 recently arrived Broward County Public School immigrant students presented their legislative policy proposals and recommendations to improve their communities at the Close Up – Broward Youth Policy Summit Expo. Close Up Foundation, Washington, DC and BCPS Bilingual/ESOL Department are…

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Get mentally fit with free streaming yoga and meditation videos from Broward County Library. A.M. and P.M. Meditation: Create inner calm and focus throughout your day with these simple exercises. Mandy Ingber Yogalosophy – Season 1: This program brings fitness and mental clarity together in one yoga workout that reshapes the body. My Yoga: Who…

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Doing an internship in high school can look great on a college application. Internships also allow students to build their resume, explore their interests, learn more about possible careers, and gain real world experience!  As a bonus, internships can give students the opportunity to meet professionals who can write letters of recommendation or serve as mentors.…

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What is an academic merit scholarship? Merit scholarships are scholarships awarded for achievement and are not financial need–based. They can be awarded on the basis of academic, athletic, artistic, or special interest merit.   Academic merit scholarships are typically awarded by a college’s admissions office and are based on the key characteristics admissions officers look at: a student’s grades…

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By Cheree Liebowitz Last week some students learned a lesson the hard way.   They had their acceptances from Harvard rescinded.   This means students who worked long and hard to get into a top Ivy League school – and were accepted – were disinvited. Why were offers withdrawn? They posted senseless, injudicious comments and memes on social…

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