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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
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
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
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
Question in Question

Question in Question

Is it harmful or beneficial to ask the controversial question?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 18, 2012
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
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
Whose Your Landlord?

Whose Your Landlord?

It’s time to take back power from the landlords, once and for all!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 14, 2016
My Scholarship Search

My Scholarship Search

Someone always wins - why can't it be you?

Paige Sheffield
Published October 24, 2013
Tips for Beating Senioritis

Tips for Beating Senioritis

Senioritis: an illness of exhaustion and diminishing motivation that affects many high school students in their last year.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published April 10, 2014
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
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
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
Myths About Online Learning

Myths About Online Learning

As with most stereotypes, the myths regarding online students and their degrees are generally a bunch of nonsense.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 10, 2013
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
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
15 Free Money-Saving Apps for Students

15 Free Money-Saving Apps for Students

Whether it’s coupon clipping or locating the best deals in town, there are apps to help you save cash when you need it the most – as a broke student.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 9, 2015
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
Comfort Canines on Campus

Comfort Canines on Campus

What if “Spot” could be your new study buddy?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2013