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Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Asked Me Out and I'm So Stressed

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 1, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, Today my friend asked me out. I know this doesn't sound like a problem, but it's an extra stress factor that I REALLY did not want or need right now. I'm a senior in high school working through the end of the quarter... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Asked Me Out and I'm So Stressed

Auntie SparkNotes: My Crush Came Out to Me as Trans

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 29, 2017
Dear Auntie, I've got a crush on a good friend of mine, let's call him M. We met through camp and have been friends for about a year now. A couple of my school friends know and have met M, and tease me relentlessly because they think... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Crush Came Out to Me as Trans

How Your Instagram Can Help You Get Into College

By Titus WillisNovember 29, 2017
Real talk, guys: colleges are looking at social media now. Unless you adjust your settings to “private” (no shame in that, by the way), there are probably one or two admissions officers out there getting to know you through the stuff you've chosen to post on your platforms—we’re... More  →
How Your Instagram Can Help You Get Into College

Auntie SparkNotes: A Homeschool Social Conundrum

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 27, 2017
Dear Auntie, I’m a homeschooler and have no social life whatsoever. I have tried making new friends, but it is difficult. I live in a small town in Florida where there is only old people who have retired so it’s hard to meet new teenagers. I... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: A Homeschool Social Conundrum

Blogging The Great Gatsby: Part 1 (The One Where Nick Is a Robot Just Learning to Love)

By ElodieNovember 27, 2017
There are some things we simply have to do, like assigned reading, taxes, and dying. I can’t do anything about two of those, but the first one? I can’t really do anything about that, either. What I CAN do is read The Great Gatsby and... More  →
Blogging <em>The Great Gatsby</em>: Part 1 (The One Where Nick Is a Robot Just Learning to Love)