I swear the staircases and doors are trying to kill me, or at least make me miss classes. I find that some doors suddenly don’t wanna work or lead me to a different place than the day before. One door that led to a hall by the Gallery once dropped me out at the Grand Staircase. What do I do? Is there some secret the older years have so they get to classes on time? Or at least don’t fall over because the doors or stairs decide to do something else? — Lost
My advice to you would be to find an older year, that you feel you can talk to, and ask them to give you some pointers. A great person for this is Leonora Clements, as she has officiated tours of the castle before. Good luck to you!
I can’t seem to find that perfect costume, and I mean the perfect one; and on top of that I don’t know who to dress up with. There’s not much time; I mean there is time, but not much. I can’t just go as a skeleton again, that’s last year. What should I do? — Spooky Skeleton
What you should do is dress up as an old Grandma, ,pretend the other kids are coming to your door for Trick-Or-Treating, and you give them candy. Bonus points if you’re a guy doing this and have the guts to execute it for a good laugh.
All the new foreign students seem stuck-up or mean. We were told to make friends with them, but how can we do that when they don’t want to? — Just wants to make new friends
Dear New Friends,
The new students really are intimidating aren’t they?! Although, I have noticed a few of them around that seem extraordinarily friendly when not in a formal event. One need also only look at the Confessions publication to see that there might be some dissension over this very topic among the other schools as well! Just be patient, and keep an eye out for someone you can make friends with. It may not happen overnight.
With the party coming up, do you have any suggestions for those of us that shall be finding ourselves attending alone? What would you recommend to all those out there who might be hesitating on attending, due to lack of dates? — Hallowed Eve
Dear Hallowed Eve,
I would strongly advise against skipping out on such a big event. I know it can be lonely to go by yourself, but there is always the possibility you might pair with someone else who went by themselves. There’s still a good bit of time left, so don’t give up hope yet! If you want a more detailed answer on romance and finding a partner, do check out Mr. Amortentia; they will have better answers than me on issues such as this.
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