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Campus Life at 100 of the Best Colleges, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By Janet ManleyOctober 11, 2018
There is no greater Sorting Hat than the college admissions system, and SO MANY PLACES TO GET SORTED. If you've just started... More  →
Campus Life at 100 of the Best Colleges, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

Where the Hogwarts Gang Would Go to College

By Janet and EmilyMay 2, 2017
Would Hermione really go to Brown, or is the system too rigged to let a frizzy-haired mudblood into its WASPy halls? Is... More  →
Where the Hogwarts Gang Would Go to College

In Defense of Non-Ivy Education

By Becky FerreiraApril 18, 2013
All across the country, hopeful high school seniors are waiting by the mailbox for an acceptance package from their favorite college. But... More  →
In Defense of Non-Ivy Education

Pick Laura's Personal Essay!

By ContributorJuly 26, 2011
Laura, aka rosefan42, is a British Sparkler applying to Yale. This week she needs your help on her... More  →
Pick Laura's Personal Essay!

If Not America, Then Where...?

By ContributorJuly 14, 2011
Laura, aka rosefan42, is a British Sparkler applying to Yale. Do you think her scores will get her... More  →
If Not America, Then Where...?

Handling College Questions the Nonviolent Way

By ContributorJune 27, 2011
...And if these tips don't work, super_deluxe just flips down her shades and walks away. –Sparkitors "LIKE, WHAT COLLEGE DID YOU... More  →
Handling College Questions the Nonviolent Way

Which Extracurriculars Will Impress Yale?

By ContributorJune 20, 2011
Laura (aka rosefan42) is a British Sparkler applying to college in the US. In this post, she asks... More  →
Which Extracurriculars Will Impress Yale?

Is This Study Routine Yale-Worthy?

By ContributorMay 25, 2011
Rosefan42, aka Laura, is a British Sparkler studying to take the SAT so she can apply to Yale.... More  →
Is This Study Routine Yale-Worthy?

If Not Yale, Then Where?

By ContributorMay 17, 2011
Laura (and her alterego, rosefan42) has profuse thanks and even profuser QUESTIONS for all you college-prepping, Harry Potter-loving... More  →
If Not Yale, Then Where?