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18 Truths That Become Self-Evident When You Turn 18

By ElodieFebruary 10, 2016
On your 18th birthday, you will wake up as an Adult, having seamlessly transformed from the fledgling garbage baby you were for... More  →
18 Truths That Become Self-Evident When You Turn 18

A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: December

By ElodieDecember 6, 2013
Hey! Over here! Remember me? I’m your ever-present trusty guide, only right now I’m wrapped in a blanket like a burrito because... More  →
A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: December

A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: November

By ElodieNovember 12, 2013
Since last we spoke, Sparkler freshmen, I trapped myself in a night-before-the-essay-is-due cram session that I created singlehandedly. I think... More  →
A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: November

A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: September

By ElodieSeptember 6, 2013
Listen up, Sparklers. I’ve been appointed your gentle guide through the trials and pitfalls of freshman year, though I am neither gentle... More  →
A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: September

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Room With My College Crush?

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 4, 2012
Hi Auntie, This is my first year in college, and many people are already signing leases to live in off-campus apartments next... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Room With My College Crush?

Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Tell My Roommate I Don't Want To Live With Her Next Year?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 15, 2012
Dear Auntie, I started my first year of college about a month and a half ago, and ever since then I've been having... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Tell My Roommate I Don't Want To Live With Her Next Year?

Auntie SparkNotes: How Fast Should A Relationship Move?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 5, 2012
Dear Auntie, I've been so very single for the last two years. Now, suddenly, I get to college and I find this guy... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Fast Should A Relationship Move?

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Try Again With My Ex?

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 26, 2012
Dear Auntie, I'm a freshman in college, and everything is going great, except I have one huge, enormous, daunting problem. His name is Eric. We... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Try Again With My Ex?

What You'll Learn When You Visit a College Dorm

By ContributorAugust 17, 2012
I’m old, fellow Sparklers. I’m a senior in high school, I’m filling out papers about what diseases I’m vaccinated against, and I’m... More  →
What You'll Learn When You Visit a College Dorm

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Scared of Communal Bathrooms

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 13, 2012
Greetings, Auntie Sparknotes! I have a teensy preoccupation on my mind, and I know that other people have to be worrying about this... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Scared of Communal Bathrooms