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How to Make Friends Before Getting to Campus

How to Make Friends Before Getting to Campus

Making new friends in college can be intimidating but there are always ways to gain a head start.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 12, 2016
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
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
Student Life Beyond Campus

Student Life Beyond Campus

Believe it or not, there's more to student life than your college campus!

Laura Magerkurth
Published March 10, 2014
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
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
Back to School Sales Tax Holiday: When to Shop in Your State

Back to School Sales Tax Holiday: When to Shop in Your State

Stock up on back to school supplies on these free sales tax days.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 27, 2016
Atlas Shrugged, and Then Offered a Scholarship

Atlas Shrugged, and Then Offered a Scholarship

Contrary to popular belief, scholarships can be about more than money.

Jamie Vincent
Published September 16, 2013
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
“Food Insecurity” is the New Hunger & it's Prevalent on U.S. College Campuses

“Food Insecurity” is the New Hunger & it's Prevalent on U.S. College Campuses

With college affordability being a constant struggle as well, it’s no wonder that many students go hungry.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 17, 2015
Planning for Success

Planning for Success

Here are some helpful hints, from one students to another, to ensure this semester is a success!

Kara Nelson
Published August 26, 2013
The Best Ways to Deal with a Crazy Roommate

The Best Ways to Deal with a Crazy Roommate

Ariana shares tips for getting along with college roommates.

By The Fastweb Team
Published May 23, 2012
Honoring April's National Volunteer Week: Opportunities & Resources

Honoring April's National Volunteer Week: Opportunities & Resources

Volunteer for a cause you're passionate about and change the world!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 15, 2016
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
Spring Break Means Spring Training

Spring Break Means Spring Training

Plan your spring break around spring training.

By Leah Westfall
Published February 18, 2011
College Admissions: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

College Admissions: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

Though the process can be divided into three steps, it may be somewhat different for every applicant.

Maya Moritz
Published February 26, 2014
From Intern to Employee

From Intern to Employee

Making a good impression during your internship not only increases your chance of landing the job, it also gives you a solid reference to add to your resume.

Kizzy Preston
Published December 17, 2013
College Milestones

College Milestones

Your first semester of college is sure to be one of the strangest and, hopefully, most fun times of your life.

Laura Magerkurth
Published November 11, 2013
Homework: A Family Affair

Homework: A Family Affair

Parents in school bond with children over homework.

By Lisa Hardman
Published March 23, 2007
Senior Year Cost WHAT?!

Senior Year Cost WHAT?!

Student contributor, Laura, details the costs of senior year in high school and how you can save.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published November 17, 2011