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The Seven Habits of Highly Effective High Schoolers!

By Andrew TavinSeptember 8, 2014
How effective have you been recently? Medium effective? Somewhat effective? Disappointingly effective? Well it's your lucky day, since we have a set of habits to make you HIGHLY effective. We hear what you're saying right now: "I hope it's not eight habits, because that would be... More  →
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective High Schoolers!

Open Thread for September 8!

By SparkLifeSeptember 8, 2014
HAPPY MONDAY! Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for September 8!

Auntie SparkNotes: I Think My Friend Is Choosing Her College Because of a Guy

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 5, 2014
Hey Auntie! So my best friend and I are rising juniors, and we've started to think about college. She has a stellar 4.0 GPA, and has taken wicked hard classes, so she could probably get in anywhere that she wants.We've always talked about going to college... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Think My Friend Is Choosing Her College Because of a Guy

Try On Some of These Fashion Trends, Literally

By ziggykelsmanSeptember 5, 2014
Want to dive right into the latest fashion trends? You might hit your head (it's shallow).Check out these very literal styles... (DON'T EVEN GET US STARTED ON SPAGHETTI STRAPS) More  →
Try On Some of These Fashion Trends, Literally

The Economic Argument For Giving Me Some Pocket Money This Weekend

By Jason SaenzSeptember 5, 2014
Hi Mom and Dad, I know times are tough for everyone. With the economy in the tank, school loans at an all time high and people wasting water to dump on their heads, I understand why you are reluctant to spend. But hold on a second.... More  →
The Economic Argument For Giving Me Some Pocket Money This Weekend

One Panem, One Champion OTP: Shipping Bracket Round 2

By Kathryn_WilliamsSeptember 5, 2014
Sing it with us: You down with OTP? Yeah, you know me! Who's down with OTP? Every last body! These One True Pairings are naughty by nature, old school-style. But which ship is the naughtiest? You decide, Sparklings. Vote in the comments. More  →
One Panem, One Champion OTP: Shipping Bracket Round 2

Lucero Shows You How to Nail Back to School Using Only Your Face!

By LuceroSeptember 5, 2014
Hey everybody! Today we're talking about back to school makeup, and the best beauty products on a budget! Follow Lucero here! Twitter / Tumblr / Blogspot / Pinterest / Instagram What's your back-to-school look?... More  →
Lucero Shows You How to Nail Back to School Using Only Your Face!

The Best Geography Class Pick-Up Lines!

By Andrew TavinSeptember 5, 2014
So you're likely back in school right now, perhaps looking for love in all the right places. Like your geography class! Yes, geography class may seem dry, but what's more romantic than travel? And what is geography class but a worldwide trip you make without... More  →
The Best Geography Class Pick-Up Lines!