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Returning Students: Finish Your Undergraduate Degree

Returning Students: Finish Your Undergraduate Degree

Life on a college campus is a relatively carefree time for students entering from high school. But there's a more stressful side to campus life for transfer or returning students -- ...

By Susan Aaron, The Learning Coach
Published September 3, 2008
An Equation for Finding the Perfect Grad School

An Equation for Finding the Perfect Grad School

Is there an equation for finding the perfect school? A student searching for a graduate school attempts it.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published March 13, 2007
Surfing the College Website

Surfing the College Website

Scope out the college website during your college search.

By The Professors' Guide
Published April 21, 2009
Private Colleges Offering Record-High Tuition Discounts

Private Colleges Offering Record-High Tuition Discounts

Where can you find these discounted tuition prices? Apparently, the higher the acceptance rate, the better the odds of obtaining these tuition price deals.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 18, 2016
Look Forward to Smelling the Roses

Look Forward to Smelling the Roses

A student shares her college application experience.

Published June 5, 2007
The Admissions Glossary

The Admissions Glossary

Admit-Deny: Some schools will admit marginal students, but not award them any financial aid. Very few schools use admit-deny, because studies have shown that lack of sufficient financial aid is a ...

By Fastweb Staff
Published August 8, 2016
A Dream Deferred?  Aspirations and the Realities of Financing College

A Dream Deferred? Aspirations and the Realities of Financing College

Is your first choice a dream deferred? Aspirations and the realities of financing college from a student's perspective.

By Lisa Hardman
Published March 6, 2007
There's No "I" in SAT

There's No "I" in SAT

When it came to applying for scholarships, my search always came to a screeching halt because I felt unqualified for any of the opportunities. The awards that promised "big money" were ...

Published June 5, 2007
Campus Tour: Virginia is for Students

Campus Tour: Virginia is for Students

Take these campus tours where Virginia is for students.

By Jenny Blackman, ApplyWise.com
Published March 10, 2009
Have You Considered Work Colleges?

Have You Considered Work Colleges?

Instead of going into debt, perhaps you should consider a work college.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 12, 2016
Master These Skills Before College

Master These Skills Before College

Start learning these skills now so you can practice for the remainder of your high school career.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 14, 2016
Against the Clock: Timing Tips for Test-Takers

Against the Clock: Timing Tips for Test-Takers

Taking standardized tests is tough but, if you prepare properly, it can be a lot less stressful!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
Why Does My Child Need the iPad?

Why Does My Child Need the iPad?

The iPad may become crucial to obtaining a college degree.

By Kathryn Knight
Published July 7, 2010
October Checklist for High School Juniors

October Checklist for High School Juniors

Now is the time to evaluate what you can do this month to continue your focus on the college planning process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 1, 2015
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
Obstacles to Hispanic Higher Education

Obstacles to Hispanic Higher Education

Discover and learn how to overcome obstacles to Hispanic higher education.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published April 22, 2009
Find Your Ideal Study Routine: SAT/ACT Test Prep Match

Find Your Ideal Study Routine: SAT/ACT Test Prep Match

It’s not as difficult as it sounds; you just need to find the right studying strategy.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
ACT Reports Only 1 in 4 High School Students Ready for College

ACT Reports Only 1 in 4 High School Students Ready for College

Be college ready. Prepare for standardized tests.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 29, 2012
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
August Checklist for High School Juniors

August Checklist for High School Juniors

The more organized you are in your studies and the college preparation process, the more you’ll be able to enjoy every moment with your friends.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 21, 2016