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The Meaning Behind Community Service

The Meaning Behind Community Service

Community service offers so many wonderful life experiences and lessons, not to mention, will look great on your college applications.

Alison Graham
Published December 3, 2012
The Courage to Fail

The Courage to Fail

Taking risks means you might fail, but they can also help prepare you for future successes.

By Lisa Hardman
Published December 7, 2007
AP Classes: It’s About More than Credit

AP Classes: It’s About More than Credit

The definition of "Advanced Placement" is not "impossible.”

Paige Sheffield
Published November 25, 2013
School Support

School Support

Whether your issue is personal, health-related, financial or social, there’s likely somewhere on campus suited specially to assist you in your time of need.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 3, 2013
Do You Have One of the Worst Summer Jobs?

Do You Have One of the Worst Summer Jobs?

Fastwebbers talk about their worst summer jobs.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 18, 2012
College...the Second Time Around

College...the Second Time Around

Return to school to fulfill unpursued dreams.

By Debbi Stumpf
Published September 23, 2007
The Reality of Senioritis

The Reality of Senioritis

Senioritis is no joke—it is a very real and debilitating illness.

Jamie Vincent
Published December 4, 2013
Resisting the Temptations of Senioritis

Resisting the Temptations of Senioritis

With people spending more time indoors to escape the cold, the flu runs rampant this time of year, and there's no shortage of it among the people I know. But what's ...

Published June 4, 2008
8 Things You Should Know About the Class of 2015

8 Things You Should Know About the Class of 2015

Get to know the Class of 2015.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 8, 2012
Calming College Nerves

Calming College Nerves

You've already made it this far - things are going to be just fine!

Alison Graham
Published December 10, 2013
Top 10 Articles of 2014

Top 10 Articles of 2014

We’ve ranked Fastweb users’ top ten favorite articles from the past year and wanted to share - just in case you may have missed one or two.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 12, 2014
Roommate Etiquette

Roommate Etiquette

Kristen shares her freshman year roommate experience.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published February 22, 2012
Freshman Year Feelings

Freshman Year Feelings

Alaina shares her first year college fears and excitement.

By Alaina Martini
Published August 19, 2011
Balancing College and Family

Balancing College and Family

Student contributor, Kristen, shares her experience of merging her new life with her old.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published September 28, 2011
3 Tips for Your Scholarship Search

3 Tips for Your Scholarship Search

Affordability is, in the end, what will determine the college for many students.

Jamie Vincent
Published January 7, 2014
Safety First: Tips for Staying Safe at College

Safety First: Tips for Staying Safe at College

Check out Kizzy's tips for staying safe on campus.

By Kizzy Preston
Published January 10, 2012
Residential Life: A Place to Live and Work

Residential Life: A Place to Live and Work

What it takes to be a Resident Assistant, one of the great part time jobs on campus.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 19, 2009
Examining the FAFSA

Examining the FAFSA

FAFSA stands for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Alison Graham
Published January 4, 2013
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 5, 2015
Opening Doors to Learning Opportunities

Opening Doors to Learning Opportunities

Different doors lead to different learning opportunities.

By Debbi Stumpf
Published January 23, 2007