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Waitlisted?  Rejected?  258 New Options After May 1st

Waitlisted? Rejected? 258 New Options After May 1st

If you were waitlisted or rejected, there are 258 new options after May 1st.

Kathryn Knight
Published May 6, 2009
Understanding the Early Decision Debate

Understanding the Early Decision Debate

Asking for a college commitment so early in the senior year may rush a decision when a student does not have all the information needed to make an informed decision.

The Fastweb Team
Published August 26, 2016
College Planning for High School Freshmen

College Planning for High School Freshmen

You just started high school, is it really time to begin planning for college? The answer is "yes" and "no." While you should focus on having fun and making good grades ...

Published June 8, 2007
Will College Teens be Hard Hit by Economic Crisis?

Will College Teens be Hard Hit by Economic Crisis?

This survey asks will college teens be hit hard by economic crisis? Find out the results now.

By ApplyWise
Published March 12, 2009
Making Plans to Move Majors

Making Plans to Move Majors

You’re bored in your classes. You’re not doing well. You realize that when you were a freshman, you had no idea what you were doing. All signs point to one solution: ...

By Chris Diehl
Published February 24, 2015
College Planning for Rising Seniors

College Planning for Rising Seniors

It's important to remember that the sooner you begin mapping out your own individualized plan for the college admissions process, the sooner you'll be on your way to college success!

Fastweb Staff
Published March 26, 2017
To Supplement or Not to Supplement

To Supplement or Not to Supplement

To supplement or not to supplement when it comes to the admissions process? Find out what you should do.

By Liluye Jhala, ApplyWise.com Counselor and former Brown University Admission Officer
Published March 12, 2009
A Time to Reap and a Time to Sow

A Time to Reap and a Time to Sow

The college admissions process is a time to reap and a time to sow when it comes to relationships between parents and their children.

By Graham Riske, Director of Client Relations, ApplyWise.com and recent Brown graduate
Published March 12, 2009
Best Gift for the Holidays? Time--Give Yourself Some

Best Gift for the Holidays? Time--Give Yourself Some

What is the best gift for the holidays? Time--give yourself some during the admissions process.

By Katherine L. Cohen, PhD
Published March 12, 2009
I Have to Pick a Major -- Now What?

I Have to Pick a Major -- Now What?

Are you in the "I have to pick a major -- now what?" mode? If so, don't panic. If you're like many college students, the major you select won't have a ...

By Peter Vogt
Published September 4, 2008
Top 5 Tasks Juniors Need to Do Now

Top 5 Tasks Juniors Need to Do Now

College application tips for juniors in high school.

By Katherine Cohen, Phd., Founder of ApplyWise
Published March 12, 2009
What to Do If You Want to Transfer

What to Do If You Want to Transfer

Check out this article that highlights what to do if you want to transfer schools.

By Liluye Jhala, former admissions officer at Brown University and ApplyWise counselor
Published March 12, 2009
Professional School for Career Prep

Professional School for Career Prep

A college degree is becoming more important for launching a career. But for some fields, you need more: more training, more specialized skills, more credentials. That's where professional school comes in. ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 4, 2008
Applying to College is More Complicated than It Seems

Applying to College is More Complicated than It Seems

It's December. All remnants of turkey and stuffing have been expunged from the fridge. The days are getting shorter and temperatures are dipping lower. Wal-Mart is drenched in red, white and ...

By Jeremy Ogul (Fastweb member)
Published June 9, 2007
Who's Really #1?

Who's Really #1?

With so many college rankings, is there a way to determine a REAL number one?

By Dr. Kat Cohen, CEO and Founder of ApplyWise.com
Published March 12, 2009
Trapped in the College: Electric Boogalo

Trapped in the College: Electric Boogalo

I was on a four-day college extravaganza recently and got to look at some fine colleges. Last week I gave Shippensburg a 9/10, which is a very good rating. After we ...

By Rich Coleman (Fastweb member)
Published June 9, 2007
Extreme College Weekend

Extreme College Weekend

Hello there, my fellow noblemen and magistrates. Another action packed blog update. Get the popcorn ready and tuck your younger brothers and sisters in. This entry is rated X…for XTREME! That's ...

By Rich Coleman (Fastweb member)
Published June 9, 2007
Know Your Grad School Exams

Know Your Grad School Exams

Learn everything you need to know to start the graduate school process.

By Chris Diehl
Published January 15, 2016
What's It Like Being a Senior?

What's It Like Being a Senior?

Questions are like itches. You know you aren’t supposed to scratch, but sometimes you just ... gotta. One question that should remain tickly and untouched is the one everyone’s always ...

By Molly Seltzer, Molly.FastWeb@gmail.com
Published September 5, 2008
College Admissions Checklist

College Admissions Checklist

Junior Year Start thinking about college choice. Make an appointment to talk with your guidance counselor. Register with www.fastweb.com to find the money you need for college. Plan to take your ...

By Carrie Greenberg
Published June 9, 2007