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9 Ways to Deal with Homesickness When You Go Off to College

By ElodieAugust 21, 2017
Going off to college is the rough equivalent of being pushed out of an airplane with no parachute. Now, it's true that... More  →
9 Ways to Deal with Homesickness When You Go Off to College

Auntie SparkNotes: Am I Too Trusting?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 3, 2017
Dear Auntie, I am going to be a college freshman this fall, and I am rather naïve when it comes to…well, lots of... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Am I Too Trusting?

10 Things Everyone Forgets to Bring to College

By Emma GordonJune 20, 2017
The scene while you're packing the car to head off to college will probably look something like this: you're hauling a garbage bag... More  →
10 Things Everyone Forgets to Bring to College

12 Things NOT to Bring to College

By ElodieApril 26, 2017
Packing for college is just one of those things you only learn how to do through hilarious trial and error, like going... More  →
12 Things NOT to Bring to College

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

By ElodieMarch 13, 2014
Happy March, Sparklefrosh! You know what March means—Pi Day, the Ides of March, If Pets Had Thumbs Day (really). But best... More  →
A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: March

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

By ElodieJanuary 13, 2014
Okay, show of hands—who’s currently wearing all the socks they own? Everyone? Thought so. You know, back when we got on this... More  →
A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: January

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Sleep in College

By FayeAugust 3, 2012
Good grades, a social life, and enough sleep. If you’re embarking on the wonderfully grand adventure that is college, then you can... More  →
Everything You Need to Know About Getting Sleep in College

A Mankler's Guide to College!

By ContributorAugust 1, 2012
Going into college a year ago, I didn’t know what to expect. Now, I’m a year older and a lot (okay, maybe... More  →
A Mankler's Guide to College!

How to Make Friends in College

By FayeJuly 31, 2012
Now is a very good time to start freaking out. Why? Because if you’re a soon to be college freshman, that soon... More  →
How to Make Friends in College