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The 10 Weirdest (or COOLEST) Things You Can Volunteer For

By Abbey ClarkeNovember 4, 2014
Volunteering is a great thing to do—it gets you good experience and you can help people out. But let’s say the run-of-the-mill... More  →
The 10 Weirdest (or COOLEST) Things You Can Volunteer For

Want to Make the World Suck Less? NOW YOU CAN-with DoSomething.org's THE HUNT!

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 31, 2014
LEMME BREAK IT DOWN, BUTTSKIS: in just 4 days, you'll have the chance not only to participate in yet another... More  →
Want to Make the World Suck Less? NOW YOU CAN-with DoSomething.org's THE HUNT!

Most Americans Don't Take a Gap Year... Why Not?

By Tom LisiMay 19, 2014
To gap year, or not to gap year? That is not necessarily the question, because most college-bound Americans don’t ask it. The... More  →
Most Americans Don't Take a Gap Year... Why Not?

California University Enacts Awesome Scholarship Idea

By Ashley Brooke RobertsSeptember 26, 2013
Ever wanted to learn to paint, or do a Polar Plunge? What if your personal goal could help a college student pay... More  →
California University Enacts Awesome Scholarship Idea

The Heartwarming Stories of 23 Shelter Animals

By Meg Allison and Emily WinterSeptember 5, 2013
Click to read the stories of these adorable fuzzballs! ... More  →
The Heartwarming Stories of 23 Shelter Animals

How to Pitch in For Earth Day 2013

By Becky FerreiraApril 15, 2013
Earth Day is quickly approaching, and it's bringing some gorgeous spring weather with it. Observed annually on April 22nd, Earth Day is... More  →
How to Pitch in For Earth Day 2013

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Talk to Old People?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 31, 2013
Dear Auntie, I've recently started volunteering at a retirement home, and have met some really lovely old folks there. However, I'm finding... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Talk to Old People?

Help This Sparkler with Her UC Essay!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiNovember 15, 2012
Essay prompt: "Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you. What about this quality... More  →
Help This Sparkler with Her UC Essay!

Kony 2012: The Good, the Bad, and Questions to Ask People Who Ask YOU For Money

By Lex LuthorMarch 9, 2012
What is Kony 2012 and why is it all over my internet? Kony 2012 is a campaign launched this week by the Invisible... More  →
Kony 2012: The Good, the Bad, and Questions to Ask People Who Ask YOU For Money

VICTORY, THY NAME IS TEENS FOR JEANS

By Chelsea DaggerMarch 6, 2012
As you may have ascertained from the conspicuous lack of sweat stains on SparkLife yesterday, I am out of the office this... More  →
VICTORY, THY NAME IS TEENS FOR JEANS