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Ask Kat: To GRE, Or Not to GRE?

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 9, 2010
She wants an office job. Her parents want her to go to grad school. What should she do? Step 1: ask Kat... More  →
Ask Kat: To GRE, Or Not to GRE?

Auntie SparkNotes: Stepmama Drama

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 3, 2010
What should you do when your stepmother thinks you're a skank? Auntie has the answer. —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, My Dad recently remarried, and for... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Stepmama Drama

How NOT to Ask Your Parents for Money

By Kathryn_WilliamsNovember 10, 2010
It's happened. You've found The One. The boot that will change your life. The shoes that will make you into... More  →
How NOT to Ask Your Parents for Money

Auntie SparkNotes: Your A Does Not Impress

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 9, 2010
Funny how parents see your Cs perfectly well, but go blind when it's time to look at your As. —Sparkitors Hey Auntie! How's it... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Your A Does Not Impress

Auntie SparkNotes: Interracial Hating

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 5, 2010
Sparkler, we want to give you and Charlie a big Sparkly hug! —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, Would you consider it wrong to date behind your... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Interracial Hating

Auntie SparkNotes: Harry Potter and the Buzzkilling Parents

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 3, 2010
How do you get your parents to say yes? Auntie's got the magic. —Sparkitors Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I live and breath Harry Potter. I've... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Harry Potter and the Buzzkilling Parents

Confessions of a Boarding School Transplant

By ContributorOctober 14, 2010
Boarding school…in France? Any chance you attended Beauxbatons, heyjudecharlotte? –Sparkitors What do you think of when you hear “boarding... More  →
Confessions of a Boarding School Transplant

Auntie SparkNotes: An Urgent Reply to Faith

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 14, 2010
Yesterday, Sparkler faith_in_absence reported back with some bad news: she'd broken a house rule by staying up late... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: An Urgent Reply to Faith

How to Butter Up Your Parents

By Kathryn_WilliamsSeptember 30, 2010
My mother always told me "you'll catch more flies with honey than with vinegar." (I live in the South.) This... More  →
How to Butter Up Your Parents

Ways to Get Your Parents to Extend Curfew

By Lauren PassellSeptember 30, 2010
It is a basic rite of passage to complain about your curfew to your parents, unless your dad is like, Ozzy Osbourne,... More  →
Ways to Get Your Parents to Extend Curfew