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Students and Legislators Fight Against Textbook Costs

Students and Legislators Fight Against Textbook Costs

For students, it’s not uncommon to feel like they’re getting hit from all sides, and when it comes to paying for college, the feeling may hold some truth. Besides the obvious ...

By Leah Westfall
Published March 29, 2010
Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Make your list -- check it twice.

By Roxana Hadad
Published May 31, 2016
Are You Over Scheduled?

Are You Over Scheduled?

Feeling too busy to do anything? You may be overscheduled.

By Stephen Borowski
Published April 21, 2009
Student Advice on Freshman Year

Student Advice on Freshman Year

Gain helpful student advice on freshman year from students nationwide, who share their personal experiences.

Fastweb Staff
Published August 6, 2016
Five Health Mistakes College Students Make

Five Health Mistakes College Students Make

Don't spend more time in the campus health clinic than in the classroom this school year. Avoid these common campus health mistakes. 1. Not washing your hands enough - With so ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 4, 2014
Survive Dorm Life: Rules to Live By

Survive Dorm Life: Rules to Live By

Where else can you make lasting friendships, have too many all-nighters and eat lots of ramen all under one roof? Dorms add a lot to the college experience, giving you the ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published June 3, 2008
Volunteer your Way to a Paying Gig

Volunteer your Way to a Paying Gig

When the economy suffers, so do organizations that rely on volunteers — at least traditionally. But according to one source, not only can volunteering remain strong in times of economic concern, ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published April 21, 2009
9 Ways to Prepare for Finals

9 Ways to Prepare for Finals

You totally don’t want to think about it right now, but finals are just around the corner. That means you can add studying for them to your already vast to-do list. ...

By Alexandra Mayzler
Published June 5, 2007
Surviving Family During the Holidays

Surviving Family During the Holidays

During the holiday season, we’re inundated with messages about how much the family means. However, when your mother enforces your 10 p.m. high school curfew after months of staying up until ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 19, 2010
Learn to Love Your New City

Learn to Love Your New City

So, you’ve made the big move to a new city! Whether you’ve moved for college, a new job, or a summer internship, getting acclimated to your surroundings is often the key ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published September 10, 2010
How the New iPhone 3.0 Can Make You Smarter

How the New iPhone 3.0 Can Make You Smarter

Photo courtesy of Apple. http://www.apple.com/iphone/why-iphone/

By Sandra Guy
Published June 17, 2009
First Heath Ledger Scholarship Winner Announced

First Heath Ledger Scholarship Winner Announced

In recognition of Heath Ledger’s acting legacy, his family (with the help of Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, and Michelle Williams) has created the Australians in Film Heath Ledger Scholarship ...

Published May 4, 2009
11 Sexy Scholarships

11 Sexy Scholarships

Scholarships are often thought of as useful, helpful, and earned but have you ever thought of them as sexy? On July 27, 2010 U.S. News & World Report published an online ...

By Leah Westfall
Published July 28, 2010
Don't Pay for Textbooks: Organize a Book Swap

Don't Pay for Textbooks: Organize a Book Swap

Tired of giving all your cash to the campus bookstore? Angry about the high prices they charge for even used books? Well, you and your friends don’t have to take it ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published January 25, 2010
The ROTC Option

The ROTC Option

If your teen is willing to work hard in return to get someone else to pay for college, he or she can consider enrolling in Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, or ROTC. ...

By Laura Jeanne Hammond
Published June 4, 2008
Entertaining for the Holidays on a Budget

Entertaining for the Holidays on a Budget

Sometimes, the family you have isn’t just related to you by blood. Rather, your idea of family extends to the friends you’ve made at school. The holiday months, therefore, not only ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 19, 2010
StarReviews Gives Fastweb 5 of 6 Stars

StarReviews Gives Fastweb 5 of 6 Stars

Since 2005, StarReviews has been ranking websites and software and services as well as providing online shoppers with a vast amount of savings opportunities with coupons. Recently, StarReviews released its 2011 ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 10, 2011
Budgeting for Graduate Applications

Budgeting for Graduate Applications

If you're considering graduate school, then you're probably considering the cost of graduate school as well. But what many students overlook is the cost of applying to grad school. Depending on ...

By Elisa Kronish
Published June 4, 2008
How to File your Federal Income Tax Return for Free

How to File your Federal Income Tax Return for Free

Many college students file federal income tax returns on their own for the first time in college. This can be a little intimidating, but it doesn't need to be. After all, ...

Mark Kantrowitz
Published February 4, 2010
Super Easy Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies

Super Easy Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies

Photo Courtesy of foodnetwork.com

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 29, 2010