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How Snapstreaks are Hurting your Social Life (and 4 ways to make it better)

If you’re using Snapchat (and it’s 2017, so you probably are), then you know all about Snapstreaks. Exchange snaps with a particular friend each day, and your streak begins to rise. If you’re really on a roll, you and your friend will get bumped to the top of each other’s friend lists. You may even [...]

How to Make a Friend: A Do’s and Don’ts Guide

Everybody wants to have friends. Friends make the school day go by faster. They can make the good days better, and the bad days more bearable. Unfortunately, building a close circle of caring, reliable friends is often easier said than done. Making friends is not an exact science. All people are different, and there isn’t [...]

5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Better Social Life

With the new year just around the corner, it’s time to start making resolutions! Will you pledge to keep your room clean? Study more? Finally get your locker organized? These are all common resolutions, and good ones too. But if you’re looking to give your social life a boost, there are a few additional resolutions [...]

How to Make Plans Over Holiday Break

Holiday break is the perfect time of year for some much-needed down time. You can use this week to catch up on sleep, get lost in a good book, or do some Netflix binging. But while it’s totally understandable to spend your precious days off vegging out, you might start to get lonely hanging around [...]

The Social Rules of Holiday Gift-Giving

One major clue that it’s holiday time? The mall is packed. Head there now and you’ll probably find yourself in a sea of shoppers. Sometimes, it’s easier to avoid the chaos and shop online. But even without the crowds, picking out holiday gifts can still be stressful, especially if you’re choosing gifts for your friends. [...]