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25 Signs You Like Your Job Way Too Much

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 18, 2009
Having an after-school job is a necessity, but most of the jobs available to high schools students are in the soul-crushing world of retail. Despite your best efforts to make this just a temporary position, some after-school jobs have a way of sucking ... More  →

Hate Doing Math Homework? Transfer to Mime School

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 16, 2009
No one enjoys homework. That's why it's not called "Rad Work," or "Skull Robot Tasks." But homework is an inevitable part of education, even at unusual institutes of learning. We here at SparkNotes rounded up our favorite unorthodox schools, and while we're not ... More  →

How To Handle Teachers In Public

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 13, 2009
It's hard to believe, but teachers have lives outside of school. What's more, the world is small enough that on any given weekend, you have a 63% chance of seeing a teacher out in the wild. When you spot such a teacher, your ... More  →

Complete Recap of Last Night's LOST (100-percent Spoiler Free)

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 12, 2009
No one enjoys spoilers. But after watching last night's shocking episode of LOST, the SparkNotes crew cannot sit on our hands and keep quiet. In an effort to report on the show while remaining friends with those who have yet to see the ... More  →

The Joy of Competitive Homework

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 12, 2009
Homework is boring. To make it less stultifying, some experts suggest turning your assignments into a game. This writer recommends setting a timer, and then trying to beat the clock. Perhaps this seemed riveting before balls or fun were invented, but it's ... More  →

For Success at Work, Don a Lead Apron

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 11, 2009
You've probably heard the old chestnut, "Dress for the job you want, not the job you have." And sure, if you're just an intern, it wouldn't hurt to put on a business suit. Doing so will make you feel professional, and it'll impress ... More  →

The Stupid Mystery of B612

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 6, 2009
The writers on Lost are so annoyingly clever that even the episode titles often have double and triple meanings. And this week's episode, "The Little Prince," is a perfect example. You could argue that young Aaron is the little prince of the title. ... More  →