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20 Reasons School Should Start Later

By Bo LarkinApril 14, 2014
  Have you ever woken from a nice night's sleep only to find yourself already halfway through the school day? Maybe it’s about time the school system wised up a bit and started teaching us after we’ve regained consciousness. Here are 20 perfectly logical... More  →
20 Reasons School Should Start Later

10 People You'll Meet in Gym Class

By Bo Larkin and Erika GeorgeFebruary 27, 2014
What is it about gym class that makes relatively normal students into grunting nuts? It should be a time of day for academic rest, when everyone disappears into the smelly locker room and emerges ready to burn off some steam after that embarrassing lunchtime milk-shooting-ou More  →
10 People You'll Meet in Gym Class

The DOs and DON'Ts of College Campus Visits

By RG DanielsJanuary 31, 2014
It's almost spring (ALMOST!), which is high tide for college campus visits. The SATs are long gone and you're most likely figuring out your safe school and your most desired destination. As the letters begin to roll in you'll need to schedule a tour. Here's... More  →
The DOs and DON'Ts of College Campus Visits

What We Learned From Writing College Admissions Papers

By Janet ManleyJanuary 21, 2014
For those of you tackling your college applications, we've rounded up some of our fav sploggers to find out what they wrote about for their college essays, and how they fared! Danielle Kraese I conducted a massive search for my essay, because I couldn’t remember what... More  →
What We Learned From Writing College Admissions Papers

How Are You Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?

By Valerie BurnJanuary 20, 2014
Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. day, set aside to celebrate the life of an inspirational and awesome trailblazer, activist, humanitarian, and more. We all know who he is, and that he was tragically assassinated on March 29, 1968, in Memphis, TN. His birthday became an... More  →
How Are You Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?

Sleeping All Day? It's BIOLOGY!

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 4, 2013
If you spend every morning shuffling bleary-eyed through your high school's hallways, yawning and cursing the cruel system that forces you out of bed at the ungodly hour of Before Noon, you might want to open your sleep-encrusted little eyes long enough to appreciate this... More  →
Sleeping All Day? It's BIOLOGY!

Facing Midterms: This, Too, Shall Pass

By AddisonNovember 20, 2013
Sparkletoes, refrain from pushing me back under the rock I came out of because I am going to give you tips on all things midterms. Now, I know midterms aren't exactly in the middle of the term and the fact that they end a few... More  →
Facing Midterms: This, Too, Shall Pass

7 Great Cocurricular Opportunites for Meeting New People

By Josh SorokachNovember 19, 2013
Making new friends isn't easy. Wouldn't life be simpler if you could pass a potential pal one of those "Want to be friends? Check yes, no, or maybe" notes circa elementary school? Elementary school friendship was easy. You befriended whomever sat next to you, liked... More  →
7 Great Cocurricular Opportunites for Meeting New People

Best Responses to 'Who's Your Date for Homecoming?' for Dateless Geniuses

By Anthony DeVitoOctober 7, 2013
Your homecoming dance is right around the corner ("the corner" could be October, or could be January, and it is a sharp one) and there are so many questions. What to wear? Who to take? Why has no one asked me? If I’m going alone,... More  →
Best Responses to 'Who's Your Date for Homecoming?' for Dateless Geniuses