Thinking of turning over a new leaf, a better leaf this semester? Pondering a run for class president?
Do you have the makings of a great leader in you?
Our favorite works of fiction have no shortage of examples on both sides of the equation to really illuminate what ... More →
I have this new friend, let's call her Anne. I met Anne at our university's cafeteria about two weeks ago. We both had a great conversation about art, a passion we both share, and the conversation ended with us both deciding to get to ... More →
I've never cared about social media. I made a Facebook and Snapchat to talk to my friends, but I never posted any of my own stuff. It honestly didn't matter to me.
I thought I would be able to live the rest of my life ... More →
So, I've been struggling with an eating disorder for years now. As in like eight years. And it's even been in remission before, but it's reared its ugly head once again, this time worse than ever. Long story short: I haven't eaten anything at ... More →
Hi Auntie SparkNotes,
My freshman year in high school I was a part of my school's debate team. We travel all around the country, so we stayed in hotels a lot without chaperones because our coach was pretty old and just didn’t care. During the ... More →
I'm a freshman in college. I have made a grievous mistake that I am struggling to move past, not only because of the impact this has on my grades, but more importantly, the hit that my own integrity has taken. I cheated on my ... More →
Dear Auntie SparkNotes,
In the past year, my phone was stolen. It was a really nice phone, and my parents were upset, but for my birthday, I got another phone: one of a much older model that didn't work most of the time. Since then, I ... More →
I have a crush on a girl at my school. I'm sure you've gotten one million emails from other boys with the exact same scenario, so I'll get to the point.
When I didn't know much about her, I watched her from a distance and ... More →
Dear Auntie SparkNotes,
I'm a senior in high school, and for almost my whole life, I've played violin. I'm home schooled so I can practice more and travel to competitions. My parents have always been my biggest supporters and pushed me to do my best. But ... More →
I have a best friend, I’ll call her Star, and we’ve been best friends since kindergarten. We’re both 21 now, and I love her dearly. The thing is, she comes from an abusive household. They forced her to pick a future career path ... More →
Kat Rosenfield is a writer, illustrator, advice columnist, YA author, and enthusiastic licker of that plastic liner that comes inside a box of Cheez-Its. She loves zombies and cats. She hates zombie cats. Follow her on Twitter or Tumblr @katrosenfield.