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How to Read a Novel for Class

By Emma W.March 22, 2017
This post was originally published in May 2016 I remember in high school—and, yes, sometimes even in college—I would go to class thinking I... More  →
How to Read a Novel for Class

Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Focus on Schoolwork

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 30, 2017
Hello, Auntie! I'm having a bit of a problem, and it's seriously affecting my grades in school. I can't seem to focus on... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Focus on Schoolwork
Auntie SparkNotes Live: Can't Stop, Won't Stop

Auntie SparkNotes Live: Can't Stop, Won't Stop

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 26, 2015
Auntie SparkNotes video series continues this week with a letter from an overworked overachiever who is deathly afraid of failure. Josh and... More  →

Your All-Nighter, Mapped

By Elaine AtwellOctober 14, 2015
It's that time of the semester. The time when your course syllabus suddenly reads like a death sentence. The time when deadlines... More  →
Your All-Nighter, Mapped

How to Overcome Senioritis and DEFEAT VOLDEMORT

By Nicole DiekerMay 28, 2015
We know how it is. You show up at the beginning of your senior year like this. And now you're facing... More  →
How to Overcome Senioritis and DEFEAT VOLDEMORT

Seven Pieces of Culture to Catch Up On for the New Year

By Nicole DiekerJanuary 5, 2015
Now that we are JODPHURS DEEP in 2015 (it's day five! By day five of the Hunger Games, Katniss had... More  →
Seven Pieces of Culture to Catch Up On for the New Year

100 Things To Do Instead of Your Homework

By Chrissie GruebelOctober 20, 2014
Some people say life is the greatest teacher. Most especially, procrastinators. But there is an argument that rote learning is ineffective in... More  →
100 Things To Do Instead of Your Homework

Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Homework Control Freaks

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 24, 2014
Hey Auntie! The problem that I'm having is basically that my parents are obsessed with my grades. I was homeschooled until I was... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Homework Control Freaks