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Everything You Wanted to Know About College Roommates, Courtesy of Elodie

By ElodieSeptember 29, 2011
Roommates, to me, were always just something other people had, like trampolines and appendicitis. Having a college roommate always struck me as a maturity milestone—it was one of those prominent details that embodied the entire college experience. I was the last one in my circle... More  →
Everything You Wanted to Know About College Roommates, Courtesy of Elodie

Auntie SparkNotes: A Dating Nightmare In the Making

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 28, 2011
Dear Auntie, I have a problem regarding my relationship, as you may have guessed. But my problem is a little... complicated. You see, I met my boyfriend 3 months ago, and from the first moment, we fell deeply in love. We got along incredibly well,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: A Dating Nightmare In the Making

Faye's First Month of College

By ContributorSeptember 28, 2011
Faye is back! And she made it through her first week of college...—Sparkitors I’m alive! I, Faye, have survived an entire month at college.  It’s time to celebrate. WOO! SCANDALOUS COLLEGE PARTY! Just kidding. I have an engineering paper to write. Yup, I’m still a nerd.... More  →
Faye's First Month of College

What Not To Do When Cooking

By ContributorSeptember 28, 2011
BeastAC learned how to cook the hard way...thanks to her, we don't have to. —Sparkitors I was inspired to write this after I saw the Cooking 101 post (I'm really hoping it will help me). I love to cook, especially... More  →
What Not To Do When Cooking

8 Ways to Completely Screw Up an Interview

By ContributorSeptember 28, 2011

carrieaimelire can't tell you how to get a job, but she can tell you how NOT to get one. It's less helpful, but way funnier.—Sparkitors

There will come a time in your life when you will be forced to shower thoroughly, make your face

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8 Ways to Completely Screw Up an Interview

The Jungle of the Lecture Hall

By ContributorSeptember 28, 2011
Courtney Guth hopes you got all your malaria vaccinations, because you are about to enter the DANGER ZONE.—Sparkitors Observe, if you will, the natural habitat of most college students: the lecture hall, a dense, dark, jungle... More  →
The Jungle of the Lecture Hall

Around the World in Six Songs

By ContributorSeptember 28, 2011
gabbygaleglee is about to blow your iPod's mind. —Sparkitors As I was sifting through another great day's worth of SparkLife posts, exploring and thinking about a spaghetti hot tub, I noticed that there's a huge lack of articles about different cultures. WHAT?!?! Where did... More  →
Around the World in Six Songs

How Girls And Guys Express Themselves, Or Don't

By Jon_SkindzierSeptember 28, 2011
It has come to our attention here at the SparkNotes offices that guys and girls are actually different in some ways. This startling revelation will clearly send many bowties spinning with shock in the scientific community, but we figured we would share... More  →
How Girls And Guys Express Themselves, Or Don't

How to Self-Tan

By Kathryn_WilliamsSeptember 27, 2011
It's only September, and already we're so pale we're translucent. Thank goodness Kathryn is here to teach us how to fake a healthy glow! —Sparkitors Loading the player ... jwplayer("kgvid").setup({ flashplayer: 'http://img.sparknotes.com/jwplayer/56/player.swf', skin: 'http://img.sparknotes.com/jwplayer/glow.zip', file: 'http://img.sparknotes.com/video/sparklife/Kathryn-Glamanda-Self-Tanner.mp4', ... More  →
How to Self-Tan

Chelsea Dagger is Invincible, But Also Dumb: Writer Wars, Part Gabillion

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 27, 2011
Well, I've got some good news and some bad news: the good news is that I'm not dead (apparently I didn't have swamp malaria or an inflated spleen, just a headcold), but the bad news is that in a fit of idiotic, morbid... More  →
Chelsea Dagger is Invincible, But Also Dumb: Writer Wars, Part Gabillion