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Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Move On from This Great Experience?

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 10, 2017
Dear Auntie, I recently performed in the most incredible musical experience of my life. The opportunity was very unexpected, so now, I'm terrified... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Move On from This Great Experience?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Making Me Study Music

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 19, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I'm a senior in high school, and for almost my whole life, I've played violin. I'm home schooled so I... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Making Me Study Music

If Books Were Bands

By Ana RuizAugust 10, 2016
Any hardcore fan of The Doors knows that the band got its name from Aldous Huxley's book The Doors of Perception. If I had... More  →
If Books Were Bands

How Good a Scholar of Shakespeare and/or Taylor Swift Are You?

By SparkLifeAugust 10, 2016
Think you're a 1989-level Swiftie phenom? Believe that the only plot more convoluted than King Lear is that of the perplexing Tay-Tay-Katy Perry... More  →
How Good a Scholar of Shakespeare and/or Taylor Swift Are You?

Which Taylor Swift Are You?

By Amanda BellJuly 13, 2016
Taylor Swift might still be young, but the girl has already gone through enough publicized ~phases~ to give us all a case... More  →
Which Taylor Swift Are You?

Here's What Happened When I Met My Hero

By Kelly HoffmacherJune 17, 2016
Confession: I was named after Joe Strummer, leader of the 70’s punk band The Clash. My real name is…well, you can probably... More  →
Here's What Happened When I Met My Hero

My All-Time Favorite Dadvice

By Kelly HoffmacherJune 15, 2016
It’s a close call. I can’t quite decide between two pearls of wisdom from the old man. Maybe you can help. One... More  →
My All-Time Favorite Dadvice

Which Drake Lyrics Describe Your Life?

By Emma W.May 31, 2016
We all know that Drake is secretly the oracle of Delphi. Take this SparkTest to find out which of his cryptic sayings describe... More  →
Which Drake Lyrics Describe Your Life?

Everything We Learned at a Q&A With Lin-Manuel Miranda Was Beyond Our Wildest Dreams

By Emily BrownMarch 9, 2016
When my neighbor told me Lin-Manuel Miranda was coming to a private middle school near our town in New Jersey to give a... More  →
Everything We Learned at a Q&A With Lin-Manuel Miranda Was Beyond Our Wildest Dreams