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Study Shows Binge Drinking Could Impact Brain Development in College Students

Study Shows Binge Drinking Could Impact Brain Development in College Students

Two college students drink alcohol.

Published June 2, 2011
Freshman Year Follies

Freshman Year Follies

FastWeb asked upperclassmen to email us the most embarrassing and awkward moments from their freshman year of college. We also asked what they wished someone would've told them before they started ...

By Stephen Borkowski
Published June 3, 2008
Student Tips: College Life

Student Tips: College Life

We asked Fastweb users to share their advice on college life, based on their personal experiences. Here's what they said: "Try not to hold on to what is familiar to you. ...

By Contributing Fastweb student members
Published June 5, 2007
Student Organizations: Benefitting the Present and Your Future

Student Organizations: Benefitting the Present and Your Future

Check out what Alaina has to say about getting involved on campus and why it's worth it.

By Alaina Martini
Published November 17, 2011
Getting The Most out of College Visits

Getting The Most out of College Visits

Photo: University of Washington campus.

By Ariana Pugh
Published October 17, 2012
The Forgotten College Student

The Forgotten College Student

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

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 18, 2013
Coping with College Stress

Coping with College Stress

Let's face it, college can be very stressful. Between carrying a full-time course load, work-study or a part-time job, internships, exams, papers due, finding time for friends, and keeping in touch ...

By Kizzy Preston
Published October 13, 2011
Shop for Dorm Essentials on FastWeb!

Shop for Dorm Essentials on FastWeb!

Heading back to school? Looking for gear to trick out your dorm room or off-campus apartment? Look no further. At the FastWeb Shop you'll find electronics, text books, bed and bath ...

Published July 23, 2009
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
Better Looking? Better Grades

Better Looking? Better Grades

Being a supermodel doesn't impact grade point average. Phew. Let’s all take a collective sigh of relief.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 18, 2013
Student Accidentally Attaches Nicolas Cage Photo in Place of Resume -- Did She Get the Job?

Student Accidentally Attaches Nicolas Cage Photo in Place of Resume -- Did She Get the Job?

Don't make this mistake when applying for a job.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 26, 2012
Depression and the College Student

Depression and the College Student

It’s important to know there is help.

Kizzy Preston
Published February 12, 2013
Why Skipping Class Isn't Smart

Why Skipping Class Isn't Smart

You think you’re taking a day off class to relax and, in the end, you’re stressing more about missing.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 22, 2014
Save Money on Graduation Expenses

Save Money on Graduation Expenses

Celebrate to your heart’s content – the key is to be creative to save a little dough in the process!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 12, 2016
New Trend: Parents Moving to College with Their Students

New Trend: Parents Moving to College with Their Students

How would you feel if your parents moved to college with you? These did and, according to a new trend, yours might, too.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 3, 2015
Why You Need a Mentor

Why You Need a Mentor

Kizzy talks about her mentor and provides tips on finding a mentor of your own.

By Kizzy Preston
Published March 1, 2012
So You Don't Know How to Study...

So You Don't Know How to Study...

Many high schoolers, when faced with an upcoming test, make the statement, "I don't know how to study."

Paige Sheffield
Published February 25, 2014
My First Week of College

My First Week of College

There’s really no real way to avoid it besides taking it slow and embracing this once-in-a-lifetime moment: your first college move-in day.

Alison Graham
Published August 27, 2013
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
Students Add Up Their Worst Gifts Received

Students Add Up Their Worst Gifts Received

Horrific clothing, household items, secondhand things, unwanted gift certificates and coupons to classes we’d never take. We’ve all gotten holiday presents we swear we never asked for but some can be ...

By Leah Westfall
Published December 15, 2010