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

By ElodieAugust 21, 2017
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

Auntie SparkNotes: New Kid Nerves

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 21, 2017
Auntie SparkNotes is off this week, so we are bringing you VINTAGE Auntie posts from the vault! Dear Auntie, This year, I'm going to... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: New Kid Nerves

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm So Lonely in My New City

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 17, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I'm a 22-year-old girl who just graduated from college. I broke up with my boyfriend on the day before the... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm So Lonely in My New City

Auntie SparkNotes: I Have No Friends 'Cause I Can't Stand Being Vulnerable

By kat_rosenfieldJune 1, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, So I'm about to finish my first year of college and have managed to make zero friends. If you could... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Have No Friends 'Cause I Can't Stand Being Vulnerable

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Make Friends at My New School?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 10, 2017
Dear Auntie, Recently I moved high schools. I am a freshman and transferred in in the second semester. Throughout my life I don't... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Make Friends at My New School?

Auntie SparkNotes: I've Never Had a Group of Friends

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 26, 2016
Hey Auntie, I'm 22 years old, and I'm in my final year in college. I want to say that for me, college has... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I've Never Had a Group of Friends

The Only Guide You Need to Survive the First Day of School

By Kate Allan and Chelsea DaggerSeptember 2, 2016
Unless your first name is Granger and your last name is Danger, odds are that you’re not super excited to head back to... More  →
The Only Guide You Need to Survive the First Day of School

Auntie SparkNotes: I Have Nothing in Common with My Peers

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 29, 2016
Dear Auntie, Well, I have a problem. I'm different. (Dramatic music in the background) In all seriousness, I'm have almost nothing in common... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Have Nothing in Common with My Peers

Auntie SparkNotes: Does Depression Mean I'll Be Friendless Forever?

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 17, 2015
Dear Auntie, I am depressed and anxious all the time. I go to therapy, I'm trying medication adjustments, and I'm using my coping... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Does Depression Mean I'll Be Friendless Forever?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Have Friend Problems

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 9, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I've always had friendship problems. This is possibly because my view on friendship differs from that of others. My friends... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Have Friend Problems