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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
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
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
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
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
Freshman Year Feelings

Freshman Year Feelings

Alaina shares her first year college fears and excitement.

By Alaina Martini
Published August 19, 2011
College Life Versus the "Real" World

College Life Versus the "Real" World

In the "real" world, it is very possible to find yourself in a job you don’t like, surrounded by coworkers you don’t like, longing for your old college days.

Kizzy Preston
Published October 9, 2013
How to Avoid Bad Teachers and Snag the Good Ones

How to Avoid Bad Teachers and Snag the Good Ones

Ann walks through the importance of finding out more about your professors before you enroll in the class.

By Ann Mallick
Published June 14, 2012
Be a Social Networking Sleuth

Be a Social Networking Sleuth

Use social networks to get a good look at the school you're interested in.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published March 23, 2012
December College Checklist for Juniors

December College Checklist for Juniors

We know it's getting cold out, but don’t forget about your college search!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 30, 2016
Finding Your Perfect Roommate Situation

Finding Your Perfect Roommate Situation

Sometimes, students discover that rooming with a stranger is better than they ever expected. Suddenly, you're like two peas in a pod!

Laura Magerkurth
Published February 7, 2014
How to Afford a Private University

How to Afford a Private University

You can afford to attend the school of your dreams - you just need to do a little extra legwork.

Bailey VanNatta
Published February 11, 2015
Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Going Back to School

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Going Back to School

A returning student reflects back on her decision to go back to school.

By Lisa Hardman
Published January 23, 2007
Students and Legislators Fight Against Textbook Costs

Students and Legislators Fight Against Textbook Costs

For students, it’s not uncommon to feel like they’re getting hit from all sides, and when it comes to paying for college, the feeling may hold some truth. Besides the obvious ...

By Leah Westfall
Published March 29, 2010
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
Juggling 101

Juggling 101

The baby needs to be fed and my toddler just smeared chocolate chips all over the couch. My daughters and their friends run through the house leaving a trail of clutter ...

Published June 5, 2007
Study Smart: Things To Consider When Choosing A College Major

Study Smart: Things To Consider When Choosing A College Major

Choosing a major? Consider Kyiara's advice first.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published January 12, 2012
4 Truths for Dating in College

4 Truths for Dating in College

The realities of dating in college.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 14, 2014
The Study Game

The Study Game

Why not create a study game so you can have a little fun in the meantime?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 11, 2013
Striking Back Against Senioritis

Striking Back Against Senioritis

Don't fall victim to senioritis. Follow these tips.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published February 17, 2012