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Eight Supposedly Cool Things I’ll Never Try Again

Eight Supposedly Cool Things I’ll Never Try Again

You’d think we would have been over it by the time we got there. My university orientation class was already so intellectually, academically, athletically and artistically accomplished. We had friends we ...

Katy McGuire
Published June 5, 2007
Cope with Roommate Frustration: A Student Story

Cope with Roommate Frustration: A Student Story

Ali is finishing her freshman year at a large state university in the Midwest. The envelope with my roommate assignment arrived before my high school graduation and suddenly, college was a ...

By Ali Werd
Published June 5, 2007
Freshman Year Reflections

Freshman Year Reflections

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

Alison Graham
Published April 8, 2014
Working Out Your Workout Plan

Working Out Your Workout Plan

Raheem shares how to work out a workout plan at your school.

By Raheem Smith
Published February 1, 2012
Student Splits $40K Scholarship between Other Applicants

Student Splits $40K Scholarship between Other Applicants

Allan Guei wins the free throw contest. Photo: highschool.rivals.com.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 5, 2011
Depression Hits College Campuses Hard

Depression Hits College Campuses Hard

Recently, the American College Health Association (ACHA) published the results of their National College Health Assessment. The report revealed that 91.7% of students felt their state of health was good, very ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published December 22, 2010
Working the Meal Plan at Your College

Working the Meal Plan at Your College

Kristen shares her creative dining plan for her college dining plan.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published August 25, 2011
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.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published February 23, 2016
Persistence Pays Off

Persistence Pays Off

Persistence requires patience but also ends in success.

By Molly Seltzer
Published April 23, 2007
Financial and Educational Benefits of ROTC: Is It Right for You?

Financial and Educational Benefits of ROTC: Is It Right for You?

Student contributor, Dante, shares about a different way to pay for college -- ROTC.

By Dante Jordan
Published September 13, 2011
The Stages of College Essay Writing

The Stages of College Essay Writing

The college essay occurs in three stages: topic-storming, actual writing, and the dreaded editing period.

Maya Moritz
Published September 10, 2013
My First 4 Weeks of College

My First 4 Weeks of College

Laura gives an honest account of the first few weeks of college.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published September 12, 2012
Question in Question

Question in Question

Is it harmful or beneficial to ask the controversial question?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 18, 2012
Student-Athlete Profile: Lindsey Munday

Student-Athlete Profile: Lindsey Munday

Sure, championships are nice. But, when you earn your college's first title in more than 60 years in any sport, you become somewhat of a hero. On May 22, 2005, the ...

By Chris Diehl
Published June 5, 2007
Principle Matters

Principle Matters

Graduate with real expectations and principles.

By Richard Pound
Published April 21, 2009
Staying Afloat in Stormy Classes

Staying Afloat in Stormy Classes

It is also important to be present in more than the physical sense.

Kristen Lemaster
Published December 10, 2012
Expert Tips for College Life Success

Expert Tips for College Life Success

Fastweb editor looks back on college life.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 4, 2014
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
Attractive Students Get Higher Grades, According to Study

Attractive Students Get Higher Grades, According to Study

The study found that, in comparing students with similar academic qualifications and abilities, those deemed “physically attractive” tend to earn better grades – from both male and female professors.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 19, 2016
Dealing with the Emotions of Leaving for College

Dealing with the Emotions of Leaving for College

Now that move-in day is around the corner, you may be experiencing some doubts about living on your own.

Jamie Vincent
Published August 26, 2014