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Behind-the-Scenes Look at Brooklyn Starring Saoirse Ronan Has Us DESPERATE For an Irish Accent and an Italian Beau

By Maddy AaronDecember 18, 2015
Did that tidal wave of homesickness the first few weeks of college knock you off your feet and right into a pile... More  →
Behind-the-Scenes Look at <em>Brooklyn</em> Starring Saoirse Ronan Has Us DESPERATE For an Irish Accent and an Italian Beau

College Freshies: Obama and Your Parents Miss You So Call Them Now

By Janet ManleySeptember 11, 2015
SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE DAD-IN-CHIEF: FRESHIES, CALL YOUR PARENTS. By now, they've spent 18 years raising you, they've traveled with you to campus,... More  →
College Freshies: Obama and Your Parents Miss You So Call Them Now

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

By ElodieSeptember 1, 2015
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

How to Make Your Camp Experience Rock Harder Than Quartz

By ContributorJune 8, 2012
Summer’s a great time of year. There’s no school, there’s a vacation or three, and there’s my birthday (July 26th if anyone wants... More  →
How to Make Your Camp Experience Rock Harder Than Quartz

Elodie on Saying Goodbye (If You Don't Tear Up While Reading This, You're a Monster)

By ElodieAugust 25, 2011
I recently had an epiphany: goodbyes suck. No one likes goodbyes (if you say you do, you’re a liar and I’m not inviting... More  →
Elodie on Saying Goodbye (If You Don't Tear Up While Reading This, You're a Monster)

So You Want To Study Abroad...

By ContributorJune 1, 2011
LadyM, Sparkler extraordinare and author of the My French Adventure series, offers some words of wisdom about taking... More  →
So You Want To Study Abroad...

Confidence Pants Stories: Camp Fever

By ContributorMarch 31, 2011
hermionerules5 wrote this cute story about being young and being—le gasp—homesick. —Sparkitors I had never been to a sleep-away... More  →
Confidence Pants Stories: Camp Fever

Life According to Ginger: Baked Goods and Sweet Dogs

By ContributorFebruary 21, 2011
College students can be a pretty fickle bunch sometimes. One day we’ll be absolute stereotypes of the classic university student—drinking coffee, wearing... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Baked Goods and Sweet Dogs

Life According to Ginger: Fall Break Realizations

By ContributorOctober 29, 2010
I’ve decided that I like my college. Yes, I know I should have decided this a long time ago. Yes, I know... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Fall Break Realizations