Student Life >> Browse Articles

Browse Student Life Articles

  • +28

    Summer Break Ideas for Your Students

    Summer Break Ideas for Your Students
    Your students may have already begun to approach you in a panic. They’ve looked all over the Internet and in local newspapers for summer internship and job opportunities, but the economy has left little to no choices for high school students. How will this look on their college applications? While they may not have work for the summer, there are plenty ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +28
  • +30

    15 Cool Ways to Reuse Old Textbooks

    15 Cool Ways to Reuse Old Textbooks
    Ah, the end of the semester. It’s so close, you can almost feel the summer breeze. Which means, you’re going to have a sweet stack of used textbooks ready to sell back for cash. That’s always the goal, anyway. But, sometimes, something absolutely terrible happens. You know what I’m referring to here - it happens to the best of us - ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +30
  • +27

    20 Ways to Improve YOU This Summer

    20 Ways to Improve YOU This Summer
    Self-improvement may seem unrelated to your academic or career success. It probably doesn't even seem like it factors into your job or internship search or matters within interviews or at networking events. But, it’s probably a lot more related than you might think. How you conduct yourself in various situations, your personal knowledge, life skills, interests, friendships, self-awareness and confidence all ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +27
  • +21

    5 Quotes to Help You Finish the School Year Strong

    5 Quotes to Help You Finish the School Year Strong
    The school year will soon be coming to a close. Between homework, projects, and finals, you are probably in need of some motivation. Reflect on the following five quotes to re-energize your spirits and get you through these last grueling weeks of the semester. “The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” – Molière Doing well in school can ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +21
  • +23

    Your Guide to Taking On a Summer Semester

    Your Guide to Taking On a Summer Semester
    It’s that time of year again: the sun is shining, the air is warm and people are spending their free moments throwing a Frisbee or playing hacky sack on the quad. The semester isn’t over, but for many of us crazy college kids it may as well be. Despite all the end-of-semester demands of school, nothing seems worth giving up even ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +23
  • +14

    Spending Your Graduation Money Wisely

    Spending Your Graduation Money Wisely
    After the confetti settles and everyone goes home, a wave of relief will come over you. Finally, you’ve graduated! It seems that the worst is over where college prep is concerned, but there are still a few things to take care of – like spending that graduation money. Make a List It can be tempting to go on a spree and ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +14
  • +30

    30 Last Minute & Free Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    30 Last Minute & Free Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
    You’re a student on a budget and mom loves you, just as you are! Not to mention, you’re scrapped for time because you either just went through or are about go through finals. The timing couldn’t be any worse but, nonetheless, you still want to show her how much you really care this Mother’s Day. After all, she deserves it. FREE ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +30
  • +43

    Secret Study Hacks

    Secret Study Hacks
    Studying doesn't have to be hard. In fact, there are plenty of simple methods that exist that simplify the entire process. It's true: not all methods work for every person, but, with a little bit of trial-and-error, you can find the methods that work for you and stick with them like your life depends on it. Or, at least, like your ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +43
  • +34

    20 Study Tips for Finals

    20 Study Tips for Finals
    Finals week can be the most stressful time for a student, whether in high school, college or graduate school. Ensure you’re prepared for your exams with these study tips, which can help you conquer your finals. Follow this list as finals week approaches (the earlier you prep, the better) so you can ace your exams from start to finish: 1. Create ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +34
  • +22

    Summer Plan Suggestions for Students

    Summer Plan Suggestions for Students
    As the year comes to a close and you count down the days until prom, graduation, and freedom, you may be faced with the dreaded question: What are you doing this summer? Thankfully, there is a range of options to suit every interest and person, whether you’re a beach bum or a worker bee. If You Want to Intern... If you’re ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +22
  • +26

    Save Money on Graduation Expenses

    Save Money on Graduation Expenses
    You’d think that graduation would actually save money but, in reality, it can become quite expensive. Between filing fees, the cap and gown, announcements and invitations, party planning and gifts, costs can really begin to add up. When it comes to graduation, celebrate to your heart’s content – the key is to be creative to save a little dough in the ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +26
  • +18

    Should Friends Become Roommates?

    Should Friends Become Roommates?
    As you prepare to head off to college sometime in the near future, the roommate question might be forefront on your mind. If you’re going to the same school as another close friend, you may be wondering the same thing that I did before I left – should friends become roommates? I believe that, at least for the first year, friends ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +18
  • +39

    What to Ask Your Future Roommate

    What to Ask Your Future Roommate
    There’s so much to cover yet it can be so overwhelming that you have no idea where to begin! May we suggest starting with the essentials and building a roommate relationship from there? Here are ten questions to ask your future roommate to help prepare for the year ahead: 1. What time are you planning on moving in? Is anyone helping ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +39
  • +19

    Clever Ways to Answer Pesky Questions About Post-Grad Plans

    Clever Ways to Answer Pesky Questions About Post-Grad Plans
    Perhaps one of the worst questions a student can be asked is, “What are you doing after graduation?” It’s dreaded - perhaps the equivalent to the single adult’s, “Are you dating anyone yet?” Questions like these almost never have the answer you wish you could give and, therefore, shoot at you like arrows you wish you could avoid. But, what if ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +19
  • +27

    Graduation Party Planning Ideas

    Graduation Party Planning Ideas
    The time has finally come – graduation! Which also means it's time to celebrate. We know you want to celebrate in style, which is why we've searched the web for everything you need for the best bash around. Whether you're helping to throw your own graduation party or you're a parent organizing the perfect party for your student, you’ll simply adore ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +27
  • +27

    Avoid These Post-Graduation Problems

    Avoid These Post-Graduation Problems
    It’s often said that hindsight is 20/20. Which makes sense –it’s much easier to see what the right decisions are when you look back on an experience. When you are in a situation, however, you may feel clueless. There are so many choices to be made when completing a college degree, it is important to be aware of how those choices ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +27
  • +43

    Smart Ways to Use Your Graduation Money

    Smart Ways to Use Your Graduation Money
    While you were expecting many questions about your future and a delicious hodgepodge of family dishes at your graduation party, you were pleasantly surprised by the $1,300 in cash and checks. So what do you do with all that money? Your gut response may be to go on a shopping spree at Forever 21. But those new summer clothes will only ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +43
  • +21

    What I Wish I Had Been Told About the College Admissions Process

    What I Wish I Had Been Told About the College Admissions Process
    You might think you don’t have to get serious about college until your senior year of high school. False! Not only do colleges look at your entire high school career when making their decisions; all four years of high school should be focused on preparing for college. Here’s a list of tips pertaining to college preparations that I wish I had ...
    Published 3 months ago | Rated: +21
  • +23

    10 Steps Every Student Should Take to Prepare for Graduation

    10 Steps Every Student Should Take to Prepare for Graduation
    Graduation is a time for celebration, but graduation can also be a time of confusion. Many students leave college without the slightest clue of what to do next. Here are some things that you can do before your graduation date arrives to put you one step ahead. 1. Get familiar with your school's career services office. This office helps you to ...
    Published 3 months ago | Rated: +23
  • +23

    Your Final Exam Prep Guide

    Your Final Exam Prep Guide
    It seems that wherever we go, we’re surrounded by scams. Water bottles cost $5.00 at concerts, while a grocery store 24-pack costs $4.50. Dieting ads claim that one can easily “Lose 20 pounds in 30 days!” — that is, if one just eats half of the serving sizes listed on the company's "low-calorie" freezer meals. Sadly, such scams have even infiltrated ...
    Published 3 months ago | Rated: +23
Join Fastweb for FREE