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Things We Wish You Could Smuggle Into Graduation

By Rachel KorowitzJune 10, 2011
It’s graduation day! Woooooo! Celllll-uh-brate good times, shuhMOHN!!!! Thing is, before you get to the pics and the parties and the SUMMER, you have to schmance up and stuffily sit there in your new-yet-crappy robe. Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could put that gown to ... More  →
Things We Wish You Could Smuggle Into Graduation

Signs You're Too Attached To Your Dog

By Rachel KorowitzMay 25, 2011
That little pile of fluffy goodness may be your best friend, but he probably shouldn't be your only friend, your prom date, or your reason for being kicked out of multiple fine-dining establishments. ("If she can't eat at the table, then I'm going to eat ... More  →
Signs You're Too Attached To Your Dog

Sleepaway Camp—With Clowns!

By Rachel KorowitzMay 17, 2011
A jiggity-jillion years ago, when Calvin Coolidge was a hot, young upstart and everyone wanted a Discman, I went to this amazing sleepaway camp. And being a kid who regularly quoted Tom Lehrer lyrics and read The Mists of Avalon about eighteen kajiggity-jillion times in a row, it ... More  →
Sleepaway Camp—With Clowns!

How to Conquer Your Public Speaking Fears

By Rachel KorowitzMay 2, 2011
For some of us, talking to a roomful of people is sort of like breathing or blinking or growing skin, if those things were even more effortless than they already are. We naturally adjust to our audience, we keep the crowd's attention, and we find good places to ... More  →
How to Conquer Your Public Speaking Fears

Obnoxious Things To Say on Earth Day

By Rachel KorowitzApril 22, 2011
You've gotten your school to collect ketchup packets for the needy, you've cut up all those plastic loopy-things on your soda six-packs, and you refuse to eat food unless it was grown and harvested within a 60-foot radius. Since you've already got this "green" thing ... More  →
Obnoxious Things To Say on Earth Day

How To Stop Being a Jealous S.O.

By Rachel KorowitzApril 20, 2011
Your pooky-poo is the awesomest, the bestest, the incredtasticestestestest. He's so great, in fact, that it kind of bugs you when he remembers there are other people out there—specifically, other people of the attractive female variety. We know hearing your S.O.  say another girl's name ... More  →
How To Stop Being a Jealous S.O.

"Who's Your Prom Date?"

By Rachel KorowitzApril 14, 2011
Oh, holy cats—it's prom time. Everyone acts like it's a given that you're all amped up for the big night and that you've already been asked and booked a pink Hummer limo and  picked out matching outfits and squee forever let's be prom BFFs! Which? ... More  →

The Right Karaoke Song For Your Personality

By Rachel KorowitzApril 13, 2011
Karaoke is the battlefield on which reputations are cemented, performance cred is won and lost, and evil uptight preppies are one-upped by schlubby-but-likable underdogs. Or maybe that's skiing. We get confused. Either way, when it's your turn, you want to make sure you haul out the big ... More  →
The Right Karaoke Song For Your Personality

How To Calm Down and Go To Sleep

By Rachel KorowitzApril 8, 2011
It's 11pm, but the tiny hamster that turns your brain-wheel just drank a double red eye. Since he's going for a land speed record, your mind is racing from topic to topic, and you're covering everything from sincere worries ("When can I start researching that massive ... More  →
How To Calm Down and Go To Sleep

Confidence Pants Stories: College Edition

By Rachel KorowitzMarch 29, 2011
This will probably shock and amaze you, but I'm probably maybe not the smartest person alive. I mean, I'm not in MENSA or anything, I still can't tell if a tomato is a fruit or a vegetable, and the only reason I know pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is ... More  →
Confidence Pants Stories: College Edition