Back-to-school

Back To School

Send Us Your Back To School Photos

If you’d like to share your child’s back to school photos, please do so here. We’d love to see all the cool school looks!

08/27/2013

Space Saving Leave

Space-Saving Tips for Dorm Room Living

When you live in a tiny dorm room, maximizing space is a priority. These 10 space-saving tips will help you keep your room organized while still having room to move.

08/25/2013

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Sree Tips: Best Back To School Gadgets

Sree Sreenivasan, tech expert from our partner network CNET and the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s chief digital officer, has some helpful gadgets for the new school year.

08/21/2013

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First Lesson For New College Students: Finances

If college students are not careful, money mistakes they make now could take years to correct.

08/15/2013

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Connecticut Tax-Free Shopping Week Begins Sunday

The state’s tax-free week eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothes costing less than $300.

08/15/2013

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5 Best Tech Gadgets For Back-To-School

Just a few weeks to go before school stars, and that means getting all the supplies for the year — which nowadays means must-have tech gadgets. David Gregg, Senior Editor of BehindTheBuy.com, visited The Couch with some of the hottest items on the market.

08/15/2013

Bully Free Zone

Stop Bullying: What Can Be Done From Home

Bullying is one of the most serious issues facing our kids today. While incidences of bullying have escalated in schools and on the playground, here are some tips that you can implement from home to help keep your child safe.

08/15/2013

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Experts Offer Tips For Saving While Doing Back-To-School Shopping

The National Retail Federation said the average family will spend about $700 this year on school supplies.

08/13/2013

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Mobile Couch: Back To School Shopping Deals In NYC

Classes will soon be in session and here on The Couch, we’re getting you ready to send the kids back to school. TV 10-55’s Alex Denis took a trip to Staples in Park Slop, to show you how to cash in on back to school deals.

08/13/2013

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Weekend Program Links: August 10-11

Are you looking for more information from the stories shown on the various CBS 2 News broadcasts? Well, this is the place to be for we have all the stuff you’ll need.

08/10/2013

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Best Children’s Books For Back To School

Whether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.

08/05/2013

Roommates

College Cohabitation: How to Deal with Roommate Issues

Living with roommates can be hard. If you start the relationship with the proper information and tools, it can lead to happy cohabitation.

07/22/2013

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?

How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?

07/22/2013

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Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch Recipes

Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.

07/15/2013

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