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Rachel Aydt is a part-time Assistant Professor of writing and literature at the New School University. Her writing has appeared in publications that include Time, Prevention, Redbook, the New York Post, and the New York Times' Motherlode blog. She received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. Find her on Twitter at @Rachelrooo.

These Are the Only Ways You Should Be Using a Semicolon

The semicolon is the comma's first cousin, but it works a little bit harder; it also makes you look smarter.