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Moving to New York!

Moving to New York!

Graduating from college and moving to the big city.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published April 23, 2007
Becoming a Mentor

Becoming a Mentor

Becoming a mentor is a large part of college life.

By Roxana Hadad
Published June 4, 2008
Fastweb Roommate Horror Stories

Fastweb Roommate Horror Stories

Fastwebbers share their roommate horror stories for back to school season.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 4, 2014
Make the Most of Summer

Make the Most of Summer

Summer is here! For students that means fun, sun, vacations and summer jobs. But, summer can also mean scholastic, scholarship and professional opportunities. Not Just Any Summer Job Instead of settling ...

By Michael Pugh
Published September 3, 2008
7 Tips to Get Over Writer's Block

7 Tips to Get Over Writer's Block

No matter what you’re writing about, writer’s block can literally put a roadblock in your path to success.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 6, 2017
Become a Microwave Master Chef

Become a Microwave Master Chef

Cooking is probably the last thing on your mind. But before you dial the corner pizza place or trudge down the hill to the dining hall, consider how cooking for yourself ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 4, 2008
The 10 Most Luxurious Dorms in the U.S.

The 10 Most Luxurious Dorms in the U.S.

Many of these dorms are more like five-star luxury resort hotels than typical college residence halls!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 5, 2015
Move Over Princeton Review, Playboy’s Top 10 Party Schools

Move Over Princeton Review, Playboy’s Top 10 Party Schools

Playboy's list of top 10 party schools.

Published September 27, 2012
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
3 Great Reasons to Procrastinate

3 Great Reasons to Procrastinate

Procrastination can actually be a useful tool in surviving college life.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 10, 2014
What’s Your Vote: Top 10 Party Schools of 2013

What’s Your Vote: Top 10 Party Schools of 2013

Who will make the top 10 party schools list this year?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 20, 2012
The Forgotten College Student

The Forgotten College Student

Yes, many college students, like you, are technically homeless.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 18, 2013
Five Things to Never Do in College

Five Things to Never Do in College

Expert advice on what not-to-do during college.

By Molly Seltzer
Published November 23, 2007
The Major Challenge

The Major Challenge

Florida's new proposed plan is to push market-based degrees, many of which are science and technology based, in hopes to fill jobs in those markets.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 11, 2012
Kick These College Habits!

Kick These College Habits!

Warning: the older you get, the less adorably-clueless these habits become.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 18, 2015
Extracurricular Activities: Options & Advice

Extracurricular Activities: Options & Advice

Discover what you enjoy doing - and do it in your free time!

Diane Won
Published March 24, 2014
A New Semester's Game Plan

A New Semester's Game Plan

Make a game plan to ensure you stay on top of your academic game.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 1, 2016
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 to Avoid Being a Broke College Student

How to Avoid Being a Broke College Student

Just because you're a college student doesn't mean you have to be broke. Follow Kizzy's advice.

By Kizzy Preston
Published December 5, 2011
Dealing with a Bad Professor

Dealing with a Bad Professor

It’s a fact of college-student life: you’re going to have at least one professor that you dislike.

Samantha Starkey
Published September 29, 2014