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The SATs are NIGH, Sparklers-and Kaplan Test Prep Is Here to Save the Day!

By Chelsea DaggerApril 22, 2013
Are you scratching your noble forehead right now, wondering what "nigh" means? THAT'S BECAUSE YOU ARE NOT READY FOR THE SATS. They are hurtling toward you like a giant, inescapable dodgeball of doom, and you, friend, do not have the reflexes, nor the vocabulary, to... More  →
The SATs are NIGH, Sparklers-and Kaplan Test Prep Is Here to Save the Day!

Is College the New High School?

By Laura EtheredgeMarch 19, 2013
As if we needed another reason to stress about college right now, this just in: a B.A. is a prerequisite to apply for even the most basic of jobs, which is to say nothing of the Olympic gymnastics required for the top-shelf job... More  →
Is College the New High School?

20 Things That Go Through Your Mind During a Multiple Choice Test

By ElodieMarch 14, 2013
Multiple choice tests are simultaneously the best and worst thing ever. They're like double-fudge brownies, beagle puppies, and having a really good hair day, but they're also like buffering YouTube videos, crumbs in the butter, and getting pooped on by a really smug pigeon. They're awesome,... More  →
20 Things That Go Through Your Mind During a Multiple Choice Test

100 Creative Responses to "How's School?"

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 28, 2013
Adults are afraid of teenagers which is why many refuse to communicate with the younger generation. When they do speak up, it’s only to ask the most vague question of them all: How’s school? Because that question is among the worst (right up there with... More  →
100 Creative Responses to

15 Signs Your High School Sucks More Than Most

By Mike BerthaFebruary 28, 2013
The high school experience is pretty much the same across the country; there's the painfully early first period, those addictive un-baked cookies in the cafeteria, sob-inducing math homework, and a group project or two sprinkled in for good measure. But, unlike people, all high schools... More  →
15 Signs Your High School Sucks More Than Most

How to Explain a Bad Grade to Your Parents

By Laura EtheredgeFebruary 27, 2013
The worst has happened: the critics panned your Hamlet diorama. Your surprisingly tasteful anatomy skit was… not well received. (And yet it was so thorough!) You tried your best, you really did—so while you nurse your bruised ego, think about what happens next, because how you... More  →
How to Explain a Bad Grade to Your Parents

Would You Sue a Teacher Because of a Grade?

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 13, 2013
When you get a poor grade, your mind runs through a series of emotions: Shock, disappointment, frustration, anger, acceptance...or perhaps blame. Maybe the grade wasn’t your fault. We’ve all had awful teachers who handed out low grades. It sucks. But what can you... More  →
Would You Sue a Teacher Because of a Grade?

The Hilarious and Terrifying Timeline of a Master Procrastinator

By ElodieFebruary 7, 2013
ro Did you know that 62% of essays are written at the last minute? (This is according to statistics and my own massively extrapolated imaginary findings.) Odds are you're procrastinating on an essay of your own right this very second. You. Yes, you. I see you... More  →
The Hilarious and Terrifying Timeline of a Master Procrastinator

What Your Favorite Elective Says About You

By Bailey_SwilleyJanuary 30, 2013
You've already endured the headache and agony of picking what you'll be doing aside from the usual Math, Science, and English this semester. But your elective selection (which is almost a tongue twister!) says a lot about your personality. Here's what it all means. If you... More  →
What Your Favorite Elective Says About You

How to Make Middle-Case Letters

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 29, 2013
Though not as popular as their capital and lowercase cousins, now is the time for the middle-case letters to shine! Sadly, these letters are too often absent from computer keyboards. If you don’t know how to make your middle-case letters, here’s a quick refresher.  More  →
How to Make Middle-Case Letters