Higher Education

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Laila and Sterling have started their first year at Yale. With new roommates and new friends, new challenges come their way and they quickly realize that life outside of Harper's Prep isn't everything they expected it to be.

I'll be posting a new chapter at least twice a week so if you would like to be updated, just drop me a message :)

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Higher Education

Submitted: March 29, 2010

Laila and Sterling have started their first year at Yale. With new roommates and new friends, new challenges come their way and they quickly realize that life outside of Harper's Prep isn't everything they expected it to be.

I'll be posting a new chapter at least twice a week so if you would like to be updated, just drop me a message :) Read Chapter

House Meeting

Submitted: April 02, 2010

Laila was waiting in the common room with Luanne and Piper. She stared at her two roommates as she shifted awkwardly on the plastic ... Read Chapter

Not Like Other Girls

Submitted: April 05, 2010

Alistair walked nervously beside Sterling as they made their way through campus to Laila’s dorm. Normally, he enjoyed being out in... Read Chapter

Get to Start Over

Submitted: April 08, 2010

The ride to the restaurant had been torturous for Alistair. Piper’s voice was all he could hear and when she wasn’t speaking, he... Read Chapter

High Fives and Memories

Submitted: April 13, 2010

Laila was sitting on the couch with Sterling when Alistair came bursting through the door.  “I totally fucked that up!” ... Read Chapter

Brittany's First Day

Submitted: April 16, 2010

Brittany Alexander walked hesitantly into the performing arts building. Her drama class was her last of the day and if it went anyth... Read Chapter

You're Fast

Submitted: April 18, 2010

Laila couldn’t help comparing her first day at Yale to her first day at Harper’s. She remembered being so nervous and taking a s... Read Chapter

Don't Recall Her Name

Submitted: April 22, 2010

Luanne woke up early on Saturday morning. It was a beautiful day out and she had no intention of wasting it. Running the brush ... Read Chapter

Releasing Stress

Submitted: April 25, 2010

A/N: This chapter has some adult content...okay, you've been warned :) Laila glanced up from her book to stare at her boyfriend.... Read Chapter

Loophole

Submitted: April 28, 2010

Piper’s phone vibrated on her night stand. She had been asleep, well almost asleep, having woken up early for practice and then sp... Read Chapter

Favorite Student

Submitted: May 02, 2010

Will knew exactly what he was doing. It was his study group, he set the tempo of the conversation, he set the homework, and he dicta... Read Chapter

Sex. Right Now.

Submitted: May 06, 2010

“Laila, is everything…” But Sterling couldn’t finish his sentence. Laila had jumped into his arms and was kissing him with a... Read Chapter

To The Theatre

Submitted: May 10, 2010

Laila and Piper were on their way out the door when Luanne stopped them. “Where are you two going this evening?” The redhead aske... Read Chapter

Not Feeling Well

Submitted: May 12, 2010

Luanne quickly found Will in the lobby of the theatre after the play ended. He was waiting patiently as he watched all the students and p... Read Chapter

Be Carefull

Submitted: May 14, 2010

A/N: Thanks to everyone who has been reading!  I know people are getting frustrated with Laila's behavior so hopefully thi... Read Chapter

The Truth About Last Summer

Submitted: May 16, 2010

Will glanced at Laila as she stared blankly out the window. Her eyes were red and slightly swollen. Her hair was a mess and she... Read Chapter

Don't Want to See Her

Submitted: May 19, 2010

“I don’t want to see her,” Sterling lied as he finished his beer. “Bullshit,” his brother called his bluff and passed him a... Read Chapter

How Could He Do This?

Submitted: May 21, 2010

A small gasp escaped Laila’s lips as she watched her boyfriend kiss another girl. Sterling wasn’t pulling away. Why wasn’... Read Chapter

I Threw Up On Her?

Submitted: May 24, 2010

Sterling woke up feeling as though his head had been put in a vise. The sunlight from his open window burned his eyes and all of his... Read Chapter

Pity Party is Over

Submitted: May 27, 2010

Laila stared at her phone as it vibrated in her hand. This was the 17th time he had called that day and she was beginning to feel he... Read Chapter

The Letter

Submitted: May 31, 2010

Sterling closed his phone for what seemed like the hundredth time. Laila refused to talk to him and since she wasn’t due back from... Read Chapter

Not Playing Around

Submitted: June 03, 2010

Luanne gripped the Monday addition of the Daily securely in her fist as she walked out of her classroom. Will had promised her book ... Read Chapter

A Boy Who's Your Friend?

Submitted: June 05, 2010

“No, go back stage left,” Nikki directed and Brittany rolled her eyes with a smile. The two were working late on their final pro... Read Chapter

Moving On

Submitted: June 07, 2010

Four weeks. It had been four weeks since Sterling had kissed another girl and ruined everything with Laila. She hadn’t respon... Read Chapter

I Love You

Submitted: June 09, 2010

Alistair knocked hard on Piper’s door. He was fuming after his argument with Sterling. The brother’s always bickered but th... Read Chapter

We're Friends

Submitted: June 11, 2010

“So, what are you doing this evening?”  Laila sighed and tried not to look at Will. He had found her after class – a ... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 13, 2010

Sterling watched with a smile on his face as the show ended. Brittany had been amazing and he was completely surprised to see her tu... Read Chapter

You More Than Anything

Submitted: June 15, 2010

Nikki took another drink from her bottle. The party was small and intimate, no more than twenty kids and everyone seemed to be havin... Read Chapter

I Want You

Submitted: June 17, 2010

A/N: Adult material in this chapter!  So you've been warned :) Piper couldn’t help but notice the huge smile on Laila’s... Read Chapter

This Is So Fucked Up

Submitted: June 20, 2010

Alistair woke up with a smile on his face. In his arms and pressed against his body was Piper, the girl he loved. He nuzzled hi... Read Chapter

Drink This

Submitted: June 22, 2010

It was as if Will was possessed. He no longer knew why he was doing these things, just responded to the unrelenting desire in his he... Read Chapter

Can You Forgive Me?

Submitted: June 24, 2010

“Rufilin? As in roofies?” Alistair’s question hung in the air as the doctor stared at the group of kids waiting to hear a... Read Chapter

Not Meant For Me

Submitted: June 27, 2010

Luanne’s eyes opened to a bright light flooding her room. She shifted in the stiff bed and tried to stretch her legs before they c... Read Chapter

Mom, I Like Chicks

Submitted: June 29, 2010

Brittany held her phone in her sweaty palm. She had never been this nervous before. It felt like the worst stage fright she had... Read Chapter

Was It Will?

Submitted: July 01, 2010

Gavin woke up to a loud knocking on his front door. Falling out of bed, he threw on the first sweatshirt he could find and walked ou... Read Chapter

Are You Alone?

Submitted: July 02, 2010

Laila could see the truth in Gavin’s eyes as he left her dorm. She knew there was something that he wasn’t telling her, somethin... Read Chapter

Turn Out Like This

Submitted: July 05, 2010

Laila turned her back to Sterling as she pulled her sweater off and replaced it with one of his t-shirts. She felt modest around him... Read Chapter

Until We're Ready

Submitted: July 06, 2010

A/N: Adult material in this chapter!  I've been told by multiple readers that because I was so mean and kept Laila and Sterling... Read Chapter

Declaring Myself

Submitted: July 06, 2010

Declaring Myself, Not My Major By Luanne Clark Friend: a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard. ... Read Chapter

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