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2017 HOSA NLC winners
Student Conference
September 20, 2017

Recap: Who Took Home The Gold At The 2017 HOSA NLC?

In a world of total turmoil, we want to take a minute to post something sweet and celebratory, recognizing the accomplishments of all the hard workers at the HOSA NLC this past year. Total disclaimer: I was actually in this…
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Prepare for your 2017-2018 FBLA conferences!
Travel Tips
September 13, 2017

Welcome Back to FBLA–Here’s What To Expect!

The school year has arrived, and you know what that means: FBLA! As the year starts, it’s important to be aware of all the FBLA-PBL conferences so you can properly prepare. The 2017-2018 school year is going to be a…
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Performance TripsTravel Tips
August 22, 2017

The Top Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway Shows To Take Your Theater Students To See

This post was guest-written by Asha Ramakumar, the founder and president of FUSE, an inclusive arts organization at Arizona State University.   Not going to lie--I wish I was more of a thespian in high school. I’ve always loved performing and…
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Performance TripsTravel Tips
August 9, 2017

The Coolest Choir Performance Venues In The World

This post was guest-written by Asha Ramakumar, the founder and co-president of FUSE, an inclusive arts organization at Arizona State University.   As someone who can’t sing (but does anyway), I am always in awe of anyone who can actually…
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Experience the tranquility this person somehow seems to be finding on a NYC subway platform.
Travel Tips
July 28, 2017

Unexpected Culinary Sanctuaries in New York City

If you've ever been to the Big Apple, you're probably under the following impressions: Everyone is busy Nobody is friendly Everything is expensive But darlings, that's just not true! First of all, people in New York are actually very friendly and…
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Travel Tips
June 26, 2017

Visit The Top 5 Culinary Schools In The US

The United States has a whole lotta land--but according to a handful of "best culinary school" ranking sites, the very-best and most-frequently-mentioned schools are all concentrated in the Northeast, making it a doable excursion for any long weekend. Read on for a…
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Performance TripsTravel Tips
June 20, 2017

The 7 Coolest Marching Band Competitions In The World

Okay, I fess up--I was NOT in marching band in high school. But I was in choir and jazz band, and literally, all of my best friends were true marching band devotees. I'm talking all-four-years, never-missed-a-marching-practice, killed-it-on-the-football-field-AND-the-competition-stage badasses. Marching band is…
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Student ConferenceTravel Tips
May 16, 2017

17 Non-Disney Things To Do In Orlando

Thanks to the student conferences showing up left and right in Anaheim, we published a guide to 15 Non-Disney Things To Do In Anaheim. But since the 2017 National TSA Conference AND the 2017 BPA NLC are both in Orlando, FL this…
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Student ConferenceTravel Tips
April 12, 2017

15 Non-Disney Activities For 2017 DECA ICDC

It’s official--the 2017 DECA International Career Development Conference is in Anaheim, CA. And even though everyone sees Anaheim and hears “Disneyland,” we wanted to put together a list of totally-awesome, not-Disney things to try. If you’re looking for something a little…
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Travel Tips
March 28, 2017

Southwest Group Contract Changes: Your Survival Guide

In the beginning, there was Southwest. It's old school paper tickets and the requirement to mail physical checks made it, uh...not the most attractive option for booking airfare for student groups. Then, a new day dawned. Southwest parked itself right…
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