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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
Moving Day Misery

Moving Day Misery

Even when everything goes smoothly moving day is stressful. It's even worse when you have to deal with bad weather, a contentious landlord or both. Fastweb users share some of their ...

By Contributing Fastweb members
Published June 5, 2007
Considering AP or Dual Credit Courses: Pros and Cons

Considering AP or Dual Credit Courses: Pros and Cons

Although the classes are harder, it is undoubtedly a big plus to be in an environment with other students that want to work as hard as you do.

Brady Keane
Published October 28, 2014
Say Hello to That 4.0!

Say Hello to That 4.0!

Go on, smarty pants, show this semester who's boss!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 12, 2014
Coping with a Bad Roommate

Coping with a Bad Roommate

When your roommate is a nightmare, you can choose to deal with it in different ways. Choose wisely!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 14, 2016
Ready for College? 1 in 4 High School Seniors Are Not

Ready for College? 1 in 4 High School Seniors Are Not

Be college ready with these helpful tips.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 18, 2011
Just Say No to Facebook

Just Say No to Facebook

No one likes a boring day. When you're sitting there doing nothing, you feel like an unproductive loser. That's why I like to pile on as many things as possible. But ...

Published June 4, 2008
Top Party Schools throughout History: 1993-2015

Top Party Schools throughout History: 1993-2015

Times change and, apparently, colleges do, too.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 3, 2014
How to Pick the Best Professors

How to Pick the Best Professors

A great professor can make any subject interesting whereas a not-so-great one can make even the best subjects dull or unpleasant.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 5, 2016
The Loneliness of a Long Distance Lover

The Loneliness of a Long Distance Lover

Getting a grip on LDR (long-distance relationships).

By Ariana Finlayson
Published November 10, 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
Top 10 Internships of 2011

Top 10 Internships of 2011

Check out the top 10 internships of 2012.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 18, 2011
SAT Spruce Up

SAT Spruce Up

The change will undoubtedly affect many students – 1.66 million prospective college students took the exam last year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 4, 2013
The Biggest Lesson I’ve Learned in High School

The Biggest Lesson I’ve Learned in High School

Learn more about the biggest lesson Laura's learned in high school.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published April 18, 2012
True or False? Freshmen 15

True or False? Freshmen 15

Freshmen 15 is a myth, but college students still need to focus on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 4, 2014
Colleges Guarantee Four-Year Graduation, Pay Your Tuition if They Fail

Colleges Guarantee Four-Year Graduation, Pay Your Tuition if They Fail

Colleges guarantee you'll graduate in four years or they will pay your remaining tuition costs.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 20, 2011
It's OK to Drop a Class

It's OK to Drop a Class

Part of growing up is realizing you're human.

Laura Magerkurth
Published March 27, 2013
President Obama Makes His March Madness Picks, A Look at the Schools

President Obama Makes His March Madness Picks, A Look at the Schools

President Obama plays basketball with Congressman at the White House. Photo: WhiteHouse.gov

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 15, 2012
Make a Difference: Alternative Spring Break Ideas

Make a Difference: Alternative Spring Break Ideas

Giving back over spring break can be one of the most rewarding and memorable experiences of a student’s life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 7, 2017
Unique Concerns of First-Generation College Students

Unique Concerns of First-Generation College Students

While some students’ eyes may glaze over when their parents recall their college days, these students have an advantage. First-generation college students who are the first in their immediate family to ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 4, 2008