Spring Break

Variations on Spring Break

It’s that time of year again for both high schoolers and college students. Spring Break! I recently discussed early planning for spring break for those of you who are going to be heading to some of the classic and traditional spring break sites, such as beach communities (think Daytona Beach and Cancun, Mexico). Oh, speaking ...

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Spring Break Plans?

Well, we just said Happy New Year! Now it’s time to start thinking about how to put the “happy” into your new year. I’m aiming this post at college students, but you high schoolers out there are going to get a spring break too, just like your collegiate buddies. Plus, if you’re a fortunate high ...

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Tending Your Spring Break Budget

Spring breaks are breaking all over the place. Some began earlier this month while others won’t begin until April. The beaches of America (and their residents) are braced for the onslaught of super-serious partying. As I heard one college junior say, “Leave no bar unvisited!” Sounds like fun, if you’re into that scene. However, more ...

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Spring Break Sites: Rank(ed)

I never went on a wild and crazy spring break. Of course, back then, most of today’s favorite spring break locations were just swamps, weed-filled fields, or too hot to occupy since the earth was still cooling after its formation. Yeah, that was a while ago. Anyway, it’s that time of year again, when thousands ...

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Don’t Let Spring Break Get Broken

This is the time of year that makes parents nervous. It’s spring break season. I have to wonder how popular Mexico is these days for spring breakers. It seems as though every day there is some new news story about drug gangs shooting up police stations or ambushing cars at road blocks. Parents don’t want ...

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Spring Break College Visits

We have discussed college visits before. Spring break for you high schoolers can be quite useful to trod the sod of candidate colleges, assuming, of course, that Mom and/or Dad can also get a spring break from their work that coincides with your time away from class. Although you may groan when thoughts of long ...

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