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Life Before Cell Phones

By Katie_RolnickMarch 18, 2010
We'll admit it: We're addicted to our cell phones. Texter, phone-number-keeper, web connector—today's cell phones are all that and much more. So... More  →
Life Before Cell Phones

Should I Be a High School Hermit?

By ContributorMarch 17, 2010
Sparkler lmaonaise is very, very funny. Can we steal some of your funny, lmaonaise... More  →
Should I Be a High School Hermit?

The Do's and Don’ts of Talking to Your Friends’ Parents

By Ashley SpencerMarch 10, 2010
Talking with your friend’s parents can be awkward, especially if your friend is a newly acquired addition to your collection of peeps.... More  →
The Do's and Don’ts of Talking to Your Friends’ Parents

Auntie SparkNotes: Letter from a Mean Girl

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 9, 2010
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I go to an all girl’s school and my classmates and I are really close friends, but there’s been a... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Letter from a Mean Girl

Don't Put Your Butt Where Your Mouth Is: The Art of Making a Funny Bet

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 4, 2010
Bet: By the end of this article, you will say, “Eww.” If you don’t say it, we will give you a cyber-high-five... More  →
Don't Put Your Butt Where Your Mouth Is: The Art of Making a Funny Bet

Auntie SparkNotes: The Quiet American Werewolf in Lab Goggles

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 3, 2010
Dear Auntie Sparknotes: My science table sits four people. Three of us chit and chat most of the time, laugh and carry on... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The Quiet American Werewolf in Lab Goggles

The Diary of Ashley Spencer: Don’t Leave Me, Khrista

By Ashley SpencerFebruary 23, 2010
One of my major BFFs, Khrista, a girl who’s seen me wet my pants after pretending to be a sheep on live... More  →
The Diary of Ashley Spencer: Don’t Leave Me, Khrista

The Auntie SparkNotes Guide to Prom: Part 1: Choose Wisely

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 18, 2010
Here at SparkNotes, we pride ourselves on providing comprehensive advice for all your dating dilemmas. Need a guide to Valentine's Day? ... More  →
The Auntie SparkNotes Guide to Prom: Part 1: Choose Wisely

The Rise and Fall of a Garage Band

By Robert IsenbergFebruary 9, 2010
Ever thought about joining a band? You should know what you're in for. This is what will happen. 1. You like to play... More  →
The Rise and Fall of a Garage Band

Blind Date = Bad Idea

By ContributorFebruary 8, 2010
At least we know how GoingBananas got her nickname... —SparkNotes editors If your friend says “me and my boy/girlfriend are going... More  →
Blind Date = Bad Idea