We ranked the worst breakups in literature
Tfw you don't have the energy to deal with Mr. Rochester
How indecisive are you on a scale from 1 to Hamlet?
Classic literature, mansplained
Why Hermione should've dated Fred instead
CRUSHING THE COMMON APP ESSAY
10 Tips for Writing A Common App Essay That Colleges Will LOVE
October 10, 2018
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The 25 Worst Ways to Start Your College Essay
January 24, 2018
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How to Write a Personal Statement
April 26, 2016
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Help This Sparkler with Her College Application Essay!
August 9, 2011
wrote an incredible essay, but now she wants your opinion! Does this piece have what it takes to land
Essay Topics: Is Autism a Cliché?
November 19, 2010
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Application Essay: Anna's Absinthe
November 11, 2010
's essay responds to the Common App instruction, "Evaluate a significant experience and its impact on you." If you're not...
Application Essay: Anthem Anxiety
November 2, 2010
is working on a college application essay about terror, tarnished reputations, and fifth grade. Check it out!
Application Essay: Dad's the One She Loves the Most
November 1, 2010
If this whole Miss Marm thing falls through, I'm going to start a new career as a college admissions officer. It's so...
Application Essay: Musings Inspired By Simplicity
October 29, 2010
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Jane Austen Novels Reimagined in Different Genres, From Horror to Fantasy
QUIZ: Are You a Hero, a Villain, or an Anti-Hero?
18 Ways to Respond to Awkward Questions at Holiday Parties
The 13 Biggest Overreactions in Literature, As Told in Texts
Shakespeare Quotes That Would Make Great Tinder Bios
10 Fictional Outfits You Can Wear to Thanksgiving Dinner That Will Make Your Grandma Say, "You're Wearing THAT?"
15 Ways to Break Up Any Argument at the Dinner Table This Thanksgiving
What Every Zodiac Sign Should Write About For Their College Application Essay
Auntie SparkNotes: My Grandma Slut-Shamed My Cosplay
Pick 5 Fictional Couples and We'll Tell You if Your Relationship is Doomed
The 7 Most Hardcore Deaths in Literature
All the Best Fictional Villains Summed Up in a Single Sentence
How to Kiss, According to Shakespeare
The 7 Most Underrated Heartthrobs in Fiction
QUIZ: How Dateable Would You Be in the 16th Century?