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Announcing the Arrival of the Fastweb College Scholarship App

Announcing the Arrival of the Fastweb College Scholarship App

“Just wondering if an app is coming out soon for Fastweb because it's easier for my friends and I to use your service on our smartphones. It'd make everything so much ...

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 15, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
Freshman Year Reflections

Freshman Year Reflections

The first year of college is actually a “year of firsts.”

Alison Graham
Published April 8, 2014
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
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
Advice for High School Students

Advice for High School Students

It’s easy to get caught up in the idea that you’re “stuck” in the town that you live in, “stuck” at the school you go to, “stuck” in a state where you cannot actually accomplish much of anything.

Paige Sheffield
Published April 22, 2014
Suze Orman Says Tell Your Kids Your Salary

Suze Orman Says Tell Your Kids Your Salary

Parents who are honest with their children about finances create a more honest and feasible college search process.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published April 21, 2009
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
Keeping in Touch with Friends While in College

Keeping in Touch with Friends While in College

In this modern day, it’s easier than ever to stay connected – no matter how close or far apart you actually are.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 8, 2017
Writer's Studio Presents...Me?

Writer's Studio Presents...Me?

Trying not to outwardly tremble, I briefly looked up from my manuscript to adjust the microphone and smile at the small group gathered to hear me read from my recently published ...

By Lisa Hardman
Published June 5, 2007
Figure It Out: Can You Afford Your College Choice?

Figure It Out: Can You Afford Your College Choice?

Laura provides advice on determining whether or not you can afford your first college choice.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published January 20, 2012
First Time Tax Filing Explained

First Time Tax Filing Explained

It's time to become a grown-up and file taxes - get the basics down.

Fastweb staff
Published February 16, 2017
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
10 Horror Books WAY Scarier Than the Films

10 Horror Books WAY Scarier Than the Films

If you think Halloween movies are scary, think again. Read these at your own risk of nightmares!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 3, 2016
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