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Home Away From Home

Home Away From Home

Helpful tips on creating your own home away from home at college.

By Molly Seltzer
Published September 23, 2007
What to Know Before You Borrow

What to Know Before You Borrow

Take advice from Kizzy on what to know before you borrow student loans.

By Kizzy Preston
Published August 18, 2011
Dealing with Rejection from College Applications

Dealing with Rejection from College Applications

So you didn't get in to your first choice college - what now?

Anna Pitts, The Graduate Recruitment Bureau
Published January 16, 2013
Mother Load: Surviving the Holidays and the End of the Semester Crunch

Mother Load: Surviving the Holidays and the End of the Semester Crunch

Multi-task with ease.

By Lisa Hardman
Published December 23, 2007
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
Skip Skipping Classes

Skip Skipping Classes

Kristen warns against skipping classes. Find out why.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published January 25, 2012
First Time Tax Filing Explained

First Time Tax Filing Explained

April 15th is fast approaching— the nationally dreaded tax day. But don’t despair. While this may represent a challenge if it’s your first time filing, it can also pay off big ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published April 11, 2011
Join the Conversation on FastWeb's Discussions

Join the Conversation on FastWeb's Discussions

Whether you’re looking for peer-to-peer advice or a place to share your experiences and vent, you’ve found it. For the first time, FastWeb users can talk to each other and chat ...

Published June 22, 2009
Friendship Deal Breakers

Friendship Deal Breakers

Who needs enemies when you have friends like these?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 15, 2013
How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

Find out how you can keep your New Year's resolutions.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published December 28, 2012
Here's to Your Health!

Here's to Your Health!

Remember when you were little, and you would wake up one morning -- your head was heavy and your body felt hot? Your mom would send you to school anyway, but ...

Published June 5, 2007
Keeping in Touch with Family—You’ll Miss the Home-Cooked Meals

Keeping in Touch with Family—You’ll Miss the Home-Cooked Meals

Ann realizes the value college adds to family.

By Ann Mallick
Published April 5, 2012
What Does a College Freshman's Day Look Like?

What Does a College Freshman's Day Look Like?

In college, every day brings something different, and that is the best part about it!

Alison Graham
Published February 12, 2014
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
Freshman Blog - Transition to College

Freshman Blog - Transition to College

So this is the end of one journey. It feels like everything in my life has closed its doors lately. The weird thing is usually one door closes and another one ...

By Angela Jimeno
Published June 5, 2007
Take Caution (Literally) While Choosing a College

Take Caution (Literally) While Choosing a College

One of the most important issues in choosing a college is often the most overlooked: the safety and security of your collegiate environment. Different universities handle safety differently, depending on their ...

By Stephen Pemberton
Published June 4, 2008
Finding Out Where You Belong

Finding Out Where You Belong

College visits are, by far, the best way to decide where you belong.

Brandon Huffman
Published August 26, 2013
Make Your Move-In Day Plan

Make Your Move-In Day Plan

To maximize the exciting factor and minimizing the less desirable aspects, it’s best to prepare as early as possible for any given scenario.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 1, 2015
Federal Funding 101

Federal Funding 101

Do you know your federal funding inside and out?

Lahela Maxwell
Published November 19, 2012
Community Living Can Save You Cash

Community Living Can Save You Cash

When you’re on campus-- and on a budget-- community living is the way to go. When you share with your neighbors, you all benefit. You can get everything from cheap meals, ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published January 25, 2010