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Ten Majors that Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago

Ten Majors that Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago

Want to try something new? Really new? That list of majors in the course catalog isn’t static. As technology advances and business evolves, fields of study that weren’t imagined or that ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published March 5, 2009
Letters of Recommendation for Your College Application

Letters of Recommendation for Your College Application

One of the most important parts of your college application isn't written by you: the letter of recommendation. But that doesn't mean you're off the hook. Get the best recommendation you ...

Fastweb Staff
Published March 25, 2017
Does Your Minor Matter?

Does Your Minor Matter?

Many students spend so much energy deciding on college majors that they sometimes overlook a related – and sometimes equally important – question: What minor, if any, should you choose? As ...

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published March 5, 2009
Eat Your Way to a Higher SAT or ACT Exam Score

Eat Your Way to a Higher SAT or ACT Exam Score

Find out how you can eat your way to a higher SAT or ACT score.

The Fastweb Team
Published May 6, 2017
Ask an Expert: What If I Changed My Mind?

Ask an Expert: What If I Changed My Mind?

Expert advice on changing your major.

By Peter Vogt
Published October 4, 2010
Changing Colleges: Handling the Transfer Process

Changing Colleges: Handling the Transfer Process

Get to know what's involved in the transfer process.

By Elisa Kronish
Published March 4, 2009
Choosing Colleges: The Alumni Interview

Choosing Colleges: The Alumni Interview

Why are you applying to this college? That is one of a few standard questions former Harvard alumni interviewer Gerald Bradshaw used to ask recent high school grads hoping to get ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 3, 2008
Stuck Between Two Schools

Stuck Between Two Schools

If you're stuck between two schools, this advice is just for you.

By Annie Louden
Published March 9, 2009
What Does Liberal Arts Mean?

What Does Liberal Arts Mean?

Find out what does liberal arts mean.

By Emilie Le Beau
Published March 9, 2009
Five Things to Learn While Flipping Burgers

Five Things to Learn While Flipping Burgers

Wouldn’t it be great to get a part-time job or paying internship that directly relates to what you want to do with your life? But what if you’re not sure what ...

By Mary Anne Hahn
Published September 5, 2008
Are test-preparation courses worth the cost?

Are test-preparation courses worth the cost?

An expert's opinion on the worth of test preparation courses.

Mark Kantrowitz
Published October 16, 2009
Your Turn: A Word to the Freshman Class

Your Turn: A Word to the Freshman Class

A student shares his college search experience.

By Justin Ruehs, Grand Valley State University
Published September 5, 2008
College Class Online

College Class Online

Need a flexible school schedule? Look into online colleges.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 4, 2009
10 Rules for All Students Applying to College

10 Rules for All Students Applying to College

Talk To Your Counselor. Between the books in the counselor’s office, and the knowledge in your counselor’s head, he or she will be a virtual treasure trove of information. Take ...

By JJ Nelson, for MonsterTrak.com
Published March 4, 2009
Reaching and Playing It Safe: Choosing Colleges

Reaching and Playing It Safe: Choosing Colleges

Know the difference between reaching and playing it safe during your college search.

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 3, 2009
Q&A: Interviewing for Jobs

Q&A: Interviewing for Jobs

Peter Vogt, MonsterTrak's Career Coach, answers questions about the job interview process. I interviewed on campus with a company last year and was invited for a second on-site interview at the ...

Published September 5, 2008
College Planning for High School Seniors

College Planning for High School Seniors

Senior year is easily the most overwhelming for high school students but staying organized will guarantee a solid finish.

Fastweb Staff
Published August 30, 2016
Choosing a Major That's Perfect for You

Choosing a Major That's Perfect for You

"What's your major?" No question causes college students so much angst. But this doesn't have to be the case. Take the right steps to select the major that fits your goals. ...

By Roxana Hadad and Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published February 25, 2015
Advantages of Attending a Community College

Advantages of Attending a Community College

Consider this: maybe a community college is better for you.

By Bridget Kulla
Published January 22, 2015
Taking Time Off from School: Interim Programs

Taking Time Off from School: Interim Programs

While most 18-year-olds were packing bags for college, Bathsheba Demuth was packing bags for the Yukon. "I had spent my entire life studying," Demuth said. "I wanted to take a break ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 4, 2008