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Fastweb Featured on The Today Show

Fastweb Featured on The Today Show

Today, NBC's Today Show asked the pressing question on every family's minds: how can we afford to pay for college? Sharon Epperson, CNBC business reporter, sat down this morning with Ann ...

Published August 9, 2010
Preparing for College (in a More Practical Sense)

Preparing for College (in a More Practical Sense)

If an omniscient viewer peeked into my life for a period of time, he or she would notice that I follow a simple and set routine. I wake up, brush my ...

Published June 5, 2007
Four Ways to Graduate in Four Years

Four Ways to Graduate in Four Years

If you think four years of college is expensive, try five. You may hear jokes about fifth-year seniors, but the extra time and money you'll spend on an additional year in ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 2, 2008
Tempus Fugit: Make Time Your Ally

Tempus Fugit: Make Time Your Ally

Ever since I was in elementary school, I always felt like time would always move at a glacial pace. Young and energetic, I could not concur with the ancient Roman saying, ...

Published June 5, 2007
A New Look at Campus Orientation

A New Look at Campus Orientation

College orientation sessions are important because they help entering students learn about the culture and expectations of an institution and the many programs it offers. "Orientation is a time for a ...

By Sandra Guy
Published June 2, 2008
Graduates Must Learn To Budget

Graduates Must Learn To Budget

If you are like most students, you have dreamed of the day when you start earning your own money. The first thing you're going to do is to get your own ...

from "Young Money"
Published June 4, 2008
The Beginning of Senior Year: A Farewell to the Fledgling

The Beginning of Senior Year: A Farewell to the Fledgling

On my first day of school, I feel a tingling in my fingers as I search through my closet for my black dress. I usually wear this gloomy-colored attire to funerals, ...

Published June 5, 2007
Juggling 101

Juggling 101

The baby needs to be fed and my toddler just smeared chocolate chips all over the couch. My daughters and their friends run through the house leaving a trail of clutter ...

Published June 5, 2007
Can Positive Thinking Get You Into Grad School?

Can Positive Thinking Get You Into Grad School?

The Law of Attraction says that the thoughts you think call similar thoughts to you.

By Molly Seltzer
Published March 11, 2007
Permission to Shine: Liberating Ourselves While Empowering Others

Permission to Shine: Liberating Ourselves While Empowering Others

The other day I ran into a friend I hadn’t seen in a while. During the course of our conversation, I mentioned that I had returned to school part time. “Good ...

Published June 5, 2007
Back to School in the 90’s: What Was Hot?

Back to School in the 90’s: What Was Hot?

[photo:1158855] As you’re preparing for back to school this year, you already know there are certain must haves – from iPads to fashion – that just make this year so….2010. But ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published June 17, 2010
Persistence Pays Off

Persistence Pays Off

Persistence requires patience but also ends in success.

By Molly Seltzer
Published April 23, 2007
Getting Along with Your Parents During College

Getting Along with Your Parents During College

College can actually strain relationships between students and their parents.

By Molly Seltzer
Published December 17, 2007
Summertime ... and the Learning is Easy

Summertime ... and the Learning is Easy

The cherry blossoms are starting to fade and fall to the ground, reminding me that spring semester is nearly over. Summer break looms like a child’s birthday balloon buoyantly hovering above ...

Published June 5, 2007
The Courage to Fail

The Courage to Fail

Taking risks means you might fail, but they can also help prepare you for future successes.

By Lisa Hardman
Published December 7, 2007
Phi Theta Kappa: An Honor to Belong

Phi Theta Kappa: An Honor to Belong

Clutching a white rose and an unlit white candle in my hand, I followed a procession of 35 inductees into the small auditorium. The audience stood up as we entered the ...

By Lisa Hardman
Published July 23, 2007
Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Going Back to School

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Going Back to School

A returning student reflects back on her decision to go back to school.

By Lisa Hardman
Published January 23, 2007
Homework: A Family Affair

Homework: A Family Affair

Parents in school bond with children over homework.

By Lisa Hardman
Published March 23, 2007
The People You Meet: Community and the Community College

The People You Meet: Community and the Community College

The back-to-school jitters kicked in just as I climbed into the elevator. Trying to appear calm and self-assured, I surveyed the swarm of younger faces around me. I made my way ...

Published June 5, 2007
Dealing with Apartment Damage

Dealing with Apartment Damage

Broken furniture. Outdated appliances. Student rental properties aren't always in the most pristine condition. But that doesn't give you a free pass to walk away if you knock a three-foot hole ...

By Stephen Borkowski
Published June 4, 2008