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Where You Go to College Doesn't Matter

By Emma W.March 8, 2016
I write this piece with no small amount of trepidation, because I write from a place of great privilege. I went to... More  →
Where You Go to College Doesn't Matter

The DOs and DON'Ts of Apologizing

By Maura Barry-GarlandDecember 2, 2015

We all mess up sometimes. Whether you broke plans, a promise, or a flying Ford Anglia, a sincere,

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The DOs and DON'Ts of Apologizing

Ghosts Giving You Life Advice

By Elliana Esquivel and Emily BrownOctober 30, 2015
Some ghosts are more naturally inclined to dole out advice than others. If you asked Peeves for advice, for instance, he would... More  →
Ghosts Giving You Life Advice

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Stop Being Such a Perfectionist About Who I Date?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 25, 2015
Hi Auntie, I'm a freshman in high school. I have had two or three girlfriends (I'm gay), the relationships spanning anywhere from... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Stop Being Such a Perfectionist About Who I Date?

Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Fair to Ask Out a Guy I Rejected?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 18, 2015
Hi Auntie, Some time (about two months) ago a guy on the same college sports team as me (let's call him Jake)... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Fair to Ask Out a Guy I Rejected?
A Guide to Being a Potato

A Guide to Being a Potato

By Janet ManleyAugust 7, 2014
All of us feel a bit "different" from time to time, but some of us have it harder than others: those of... More  →

7 Things I Learned From Cheerleading

By Bailey_SwilleyAugust 5, 2014
Long before discovering the pain of honors classes and the delicious world of musical theatre in high school, I was a middle... More  →
7 Things I Learned From Cheerleading

Open Thread for May 14!

By SparkLifeMay 14, 2014
This pic comes to us from Celeste! Send your photos to┬ácontribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for May 14!

Ten Most Heartbreaking Lines from Doctor Who

By OswinOswald98April 4, 2014
We all know the spunky, silly Doctor who weres a smile and a Fez, where ever he goes. But what about those... More  →