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Everything Holiday Movies Lied to Me About

By ElodieDecember 7, 2018
I watched Elf this year pretty much the second it became socially acceptable, so it should come as no surprise that I love holiday movies and the well-meaning but ultimately misguided expectations they forced me to internalize growing up. In fact, it wasn’t until I got... More  →
Everything Holiday Movies Lied to Me About

How Test Prep Changes More than Your SAT Score (Really!)

By Rachel Kapelke DaleDecember 7, 2018
This post was brought to you by our friends at Magoosh! They make test prep effective, enjoyable, and stress-free, and provide top-quality prep resources (like timed practice questions, study schedules, and full-length tests) to help you ace exams like the SATACT, and... More  →
How Test Prep Changes More than Your SAT Score (Really!)

9 Literary Friendships That Will Definitely Show Up On Your English Quiz

By Damien GaleoneDecember 6, 2018
If literature has taught us anything (besides not to trust women named Lydia or Caroline), it’s that there's no such thing as a simple friendship. You've got the partner in crime, the unlikely pal, the "could you help me smuggle this corpse out of this avocado grove" (alwa More  →
9 Literary Friendships That Will Definitely Show Up On Your English Quiz

Auntie SparkNotes: Is My Girlfriend Dating Someone Else?!

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 6, 2018
Dear Auntie, Last year, I had the biggest crush on this girl (let's call her Ella). Normally, I suppress my feelings towards girls because I know that my homophobic family won't be supportive, but she's also bi, and she started flirting back. So for nearly four... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is My Girlfriend Dating Someone Else?!

22 Other Things Tumblr Has Probably Decided to Ban

By ElodieDecember 5, 2018
As most of you probably know, Tumblr—a longstanding fandom hub and the only place where I can post Stucky fanfiction without fear of judgment or acrimony—has decided to start cracking down on “inappropriate” content. This comes just days after the Tumblr app was... More  →
22 Other Things Tumblr Has Probably Decided to Ban

QUIZ: Which Type of Person Are You in Group Projects?

By ElodieDecember 5, 2018
Group projects get a bad rap for being "awful" and "every student’s waking nightmare" and "the worst things human beings can do to each other, academically speaking." Most people, myself included, would rather swallow fire than have to suffer through one for even a second. But... More  →
QUIZ: Which Type of Person Are You in Group Projects?

15 Literary Quotes That Will Get You Through Tough Times

By ElodieDecember 5, 2018
In an ideal world, no one would ever have bad days. But this isn’t an ideal world, and I just got mustard on my favorite shirt and it’s only 10:26 AM. I have the rest of this godless day stretched before me to walk around clad in my mustard-stained best. For me, this cou More  →
15 Literary Quotes That Will Get You Through Tough Times