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How to Stay Motivated

How to Stay Motivated

Remember that finishing the semester strong leads to future success.

Kizzy Preston
Published November 14, 2012
Toughing Out Really  Difficult Classes

Toughing Out Really Difficult Classes

The good and bad things of life lie on a spectrum. At the top: scoring the winning goal in a hockey game, baking a perfect soufflé, giving someone a gift they’ve ...

By Molly Seltzer
Published June 5, 2007
Colleges Promise: Four Years or Free

Colleges Promise: Four Years or Free

The average college student takes nearly five and a half years to graduate.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 11, 2013
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
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
Jump Start Your Semester

Jump Start Your Semester

There are so many tasks to remember to accomplish – how can a student be expected to remember everything?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
Let Them Eat Cake: A Recipe for Making Friends in the Classroom

Let Them Eat Cake: A Recipe for Making Friends in the Classroom

I’m old enough to be these kids’ mother, I think to myself as I observe my younger classmates lining both sides of the hallway. While we wait for the professor to ...

Published June 5, 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
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
Survey Reveals Students Saving More to Pay for College

Survey Reveals Students Saving More to Pay for College

Students set their sight on college with effective college savings plans.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 22, 2011
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 23, 2015
Roommate Etiquette

Roommate Etiquette

Kristen shares her freshman year roommate experience.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published February 22, 2012
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
College...the Second Time Around

College...the Second Time Around

Return to school to fulfill unpursued dreams.

By Debbi Stumpf
Published September 23, 2007
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
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
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
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