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Jan/Feb 2014

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are everywhere, and plenty of teens have the chance to ride or drive one. Make sure you and your teens understand the dangers associated with ATV accidents and ways to prevent and protect against them before they hoping on more

Feb 11, 2014 4:25 PM teen health

Remedial courses equip students with necessary skills that weren’t successfully picked up in high school but they don’t count towards college credit. Here are some tips on remedial courses. more

Feb 6, 2014 11:42 AM the college view

Let’s face it, picking the right college is a big decision, and chances are, your teen’s college of choice is their pick for all the WRONG reasons. more

Feb 4, 2014 1:44 PM the college view

Teach your teens how to properly manage a checking account with these seven sensible tips. more

Feb 4, 2014 1:40 PM financial aid

Breaking bad news is never easy, especially when talking to your teens. How do you tell them that you can’t afford to send them to their dream school? Learn about the best way to handle the situation. more

Jan 30, 2014 2:19 PM financial aid

Athletes strive to better and some teen athletes are turning to sports supplements for the help they need, but there are many risks involved in using supplements. Here are the facts that you need to know. more

Jan 30, 2014 1:59 PM teen health

Mary Margaret McCord

When she was little, Mary Margaret wanted to be just like her two older siblings, who were both smart and driven. She dreamed of becoming a veterinarian before discovering a knack for business. more

Jan 30, 2014 11:13 AM What I Know Now

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The Distinguished Young Women program and pageants like Miss Alabama USA are recognizing far more than physical beauty and rewarding their winners with a lot more than a crown. more

Jan 24, 2014 5:24 PM events/parties

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Photography by Kim Box Photography

This Trojan football defensive captain is known for his dualistic talents on the field and on stage. He's been nominated for the Jimmy Hitchcock Memorial Award and has danced for the Montgomery Ballet. more

Jan 24, 2014 4:26 PM spotlights

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Photography by Lizzy Nicole Photography

This All-American swimmer was named an Olympic Trial Swimming Quialifier in 2012, a member of the Birmingham Belles, Homewood High's SGA President, and maintains a 3.9 GPA. more

Jan 24, 2014 4:25 PM spotlights

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Photography by Lizzy Nicole Photography

In the face of adversity, this Trussville native has continued to maintain a 4.0 GPA, run track, and also a recipient of the "School Award" for his work ethic shown in the American Legion's Boys State program. more

Jan 24, 2014 4:24 PM spotlights

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Photography by Kathleen Clipper Photography

This past Junior Class President has sung at Carnegie Hall, was recognized by Congressman Jo Bonner for her community service efforts, and actively participating in the swimming team for 12 years, all while developing her own photography business. more

Jan 24, 2014 4:23 PM spotlights

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