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Auntie SparkNotes: Is He Cheating on Me with Porn?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 23, 2017
Dear Auntie, I recently found out that my boyfriend "occasionally" watches pornography. He and his friend were talking about porn and he said, in front of me, "Yeah I want to give that up for good." And I was like, "WTF DID YOU JUST SAY???" He told... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is He Cheating on Me with Porn?

How to Get Over That College Rejection Letter

By Catherina GioinoJune 23, 2017
It's your worst-case scenario: you've just been rejected by your dream school. You’re haunted by thoughts of what went wrong: was it the fact that you used an absurd and totally unjustifiable amount of interrobangs in your application essay?!!? (Maybe?!) Was it that... More  →
How to Get Over That College Rejection Letter

The 17 Worst Texts to Accidentally Send Your Crush

By ElodieJune 22, 2017
Sending a text to your crush that was meant for someone else (i.e. your best friend, your mom, your dentist) is like one of the top 5 ways to accidentally ruin a relationship, right above "burping into their mouth mid-kiss" and right below "just flat-out setting their cat on More  →
The 17 Worst Texts to Accidentally Send Your Crush

Auntie SparkNotes: My Sister Treats Me Horribly

By kat_rosenfieldJune 21, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, My older sister treats me horribly. She’s two years older than me, and we had a really good relationship until about four or five years ago when I entered middle school. Now, our relationship is hanging by a thread, and it feels like... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Sister Treats Me Horribly

Suzanne Collins Knows What's What with Civil Rights; Look at What Mockingjay Can Teach Us About Racism Today

By Janet ManleyJune 21, 2017
This post was originally published in 2014, but its message will always be relevant.—Sparkitors You probably know the phrase, "Panem today, Panem tomorrow, Panem forever." Peeta's face: "... forever is going to su-hu-huck." BECAUSE YOU ARE SMART, you already know that Panem derives from the Latin panem et circenses—"bread... More  →
Suzanne Collins Knows What's What with Civil Rights; Look at What <i>Mockingjay</i> Can Teach Us About Racism Today

10 Things Everyone Forgets to Bring to College

By Emma GordonJune 20, 2017
The scene while you're packing the car to head off to college will probably look something like this: you're hauling a garbage bag full of pillows, plastic forks, dog-eared books, and more garbage bags; you're sweating more than any other person in history has ever sweat;... More  →
10 Things Everyone Forgets to Bring to College