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Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Tell My Parents I'm Going Away for School?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 6, 2013
Hi Auntie, I'm a junior in an online high school. My folks are pretty cool most days, until we start talking about college,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Tell My Parents I'm Going Away for School?

Surviving Senior Year: February Is Here!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiFebruary 1, 2013
January has already disappeared in a blur of back-to-school homework and slushy snow, and with February comes a whole new list of... More  →
Surviving Senior Year: February Is Here!

8 College Scholarships We Wish Existed

By RG DanielsJanuary 31, 2013
1. The PhotoBomb Scholarship: Awarded to the student who best exemplifies the ability to be a complete goofball in pictures that he... More  →
8 College Scholarships We Wish Existed

6 Things To Look For On College Campus Tours

By SissyJanuary 22, 2013
Going on college campus tours can be a little overwhelming for a 17-year-old who still watches Saturday morning cartoons. After all, you're... More  →
6 Things To Look For On College Campus Tours

Surviving Senior Year: What to Do in January

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJanuary 9, 2013
Winter Break is over, or ending, and it's time to come back to the real world. You know, the one where you... More  →
Surviving Senior Year: What to Do in January

Auntie SparkNotes: I Bombed the SAT

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 9, 2013
Auntie, I really need your help. I have always identified myself as a smart, slightly nerdy girl who keeps her grades in tip-top... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Bombed the SAT

Reasons To Thank Your Lucky Stars You Got a College Rejection Letter

By Lauren PassellJanuary 9, 2013
So you got a college rejection letter in the mail. Awww, shucks. But who needs 'em? There are plenty of reasons to... More  →
Reasons To Thank Your Lucky Stars You Got a College Rejection Letter

10 Signs That a College is Perfect For You

By ShivaniDecember 20, 2012
For some people, college acceptance and rejection letters are already starting to arrive. For others, there are still applications to fill out,... More  →
10 Signs That a College is Perfect For You

College Essays: The World I Came From

By Lauren PassellDecember 20, 2012
The Prompt: Describe the world you come from, for example, family, friends, school, city, etc., and describe how that has shaped your dreams... More  →
College Essays: The World I Came From