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Everything High School Movies Lied To Me About

By ElodieJanuary 16, 2017
Like most people, I spent nearly all of my misguided youth watching movies instead of playing outside or growing as a person.... More  →
Everything High School Movies Lied To Me About

What's Your Kissing Style?

By Elaine AtwellJanuary 12, 2017
Look. Nobody's a good kisser right out of the gate. Kissing is both very natural and super weird. Like, why is someone... More  →
What's Your Kissing Style?

The Breakup Test

By Elaine AtwellJanuary 4, 2017
So, you got dumped—been there, and it DEFINITELY, DECIDEDLY sucks. But you're SO over them. You're totally, completely, 100% over them. Any second.... More  →
The Breakup Test

QUIZ: What Class Are You in Danger of Failing?

By Kelly HoffmacherDecember 12, 2016
Just remember the words of C.S. Lewis:  “Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement.” What are finger posts? Your... More  →
QUIZ: What Class Are You in Danger of Failing?

How to Ask for an Extension on Your Paper

By Maura Barry-GarlandDecember 2, 2016
You may think that SparkNotes is run by a bunch of quasi-sentient robots living inside your computer, but the truth is that... More  →
How to Ask for an Extension on Your Paper

Study Tips for Every Zodiac Sign

By Kelly HoffmacherNovember 29, 2016
  Your zodiac sign can be a helpful guide for making decisions of pretty much any size, from where to go... More  →
Study Tips for Every Zodiac Sign

5 Times Hamlet Was the Emo Crush of Your Dreams

By Kelly HoffmacherNovember 22, 2016
O Hamlet—the tortured, emo boyfriend I never had but always dreamed of. He’s the original unavailable brainiac. If Hamlet had slumped against my... More  →
5 Times Hamlet Was the Emo Crush of Your Dreams

11 Easy Ways to Seem Smarter in Class

By Kelly HoffmacherNovember 21, 2016
Many of you reading this will scoff, because there’s absolutely no need for you to trick anyone into thinking you’re smart: you’re... More  →
11 Easy Ways to Seem Smarter in Class

How Strong Is Your Thesis Statement?

By SparkNotesNovember 3, 2016
Let's figure out what you're doing right, and what needs tweaking. ... More  →
How Strong Is Your Thesis Statement?

17 High School Urban Legends We Want to Believe

By Elaine AtwellOctober 24, 2016
There is a world underneath the world of education. Messages embedded in the static of the morning announcements, treasures hiding in the chalkboard... More  →
17 High School Urban Legends We Want to Believe