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Everything We WISH We Could Write in Our College Applications

By Andrew TavinNovember 13, 2014
Right now, you're probably several hours into trying to figure out how to make your performance as the first ever female Peter Pan at your community theater out as an act of heroism on your college essay. You know that you need a narrative; a... More  →
Everything We WISH We Could Write in Our College Applications

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Tell My Family That I'm Genderqueer?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 12, 2014
Hello Auntie, A short exposition of me, I am a short but strong lady in high school. Junior to be specific. I have a very comfortable life and I am very happy with the position I'm in. I have great friends and an even greater... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Tell My Family That I'm Genderqueer?

"Ol' McSpaghetti Arms" and Other Things Anna Kendrick Says In Her Awesome Marie Claire Interview

By Valerie BurnNovember 12, 2014
When we talk about our imaginary best friends, a few ladies come to mind: Jennifer Lawrence. Emma Watson. Taylor Swift. Hillary Clinton. (Is that last one just me? OK.) But we often forget one of our most excellent fake besties, Ms. Anna Kendrick. We first met her... More  →
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Career Wha? The Author

By Ashley Brooke RobertsNovember 12, 2014
Career Wha? is designed to give you a little insight into different careers, because lots of teens have no clue what to do in the grownup world beyond “fake it with a briefcase until you make it.” If you have a suggestion for a career... More  →
Career Wha? The Author

The Internet Tells Us How to Grow Our Hair Longer

By Chrissie GruebelNovember 12, 2014
Hair is a very sensitive subject. We love it. We hate it. We want to sell it and make bank like Fantine did in Les Misérables (well, for a second). It’s complicated. And while we thoroughly endorse the unconditional wanting of what you have... More  →
The Internet Tells Us How to Grow Our Hair Longer

How To Handle Mono With Style

By Jason SaenzNovember 11, 2014
It's that time of year again: the dreaded MONO MONTHS™. That horrible time when the kissing disease sweeps across high-schools all over the country. If you're smooching this autumn, you're at risk of catching glandular fever (as it's known to the poshes), but how can you tell... More  →
How To Handle Mono With Style

Should You Break Up Before Winter Begins? This Pros & Cons List Will Totally (Maybe) Help You Decide!

By Audrey MurrayNovember 11, 2014
HERE'S THE HYPOTHETICAL SITCH, SPARKLERS: Back when school started in the fall, the dreamiest dreamboat EVER asked you to homecoming. And then he asked you to be his girlfriend. And then he took you on several dozen Chipotle/fro-yo dates and everything was magical and great! Until you... More  →
Should You Break Up Before Winter Begins? This Pros & Cons List Will Totally (Maybe) Help You Decide!

Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate My Body

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 11, 2014
Dear Auntie, I look quite perfect on paper. I've had straight As in high school for the past two years and junior year, though theoretically the hardest, is shaping up to be lots of busy work... and lots of free points. I'm in two academic teams,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate My Body

Want to Be a Quidditch Champion? Climb Aboard Your Nimbus and Watch This Documentary!

By Andrew TavinNovember 11, 2014
Hello muggles! Have you heard of Quidditch? OF COURSE YOU HAVE. Did you know it is, at this moment in time, a sport played globally across college campuses, with two governing organizations, one for the U.S. and one for international games? You... More  →
Want to Be a Quidditch Champion? Climb Aboard Your Nimbus and Watch This Documentary!