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Survive Dorm Life: Rules to Live By

Survive Dorm Life: Rules to Live By

Where else can you make lasting friendships, have too many all-nighters and eat lots of ramen all under one roof? Dorms add a lot to the college experience, giving you the ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published June 3, 2008
Know Your Renter's Rights and Rest Easy

Know Your Renter's Rights and Rest Easy

Don’t lose the security deposit on your apartment or get evicted because you weren’t familiar with your rights and responsibilities. It pays to know your renter’s rights. Your Lease Your lease ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 4, 2008
Dealing with Apartment Damage

Dealing with Apartment Damage

Broken furniture. Outdated appliances. Student rental properties aren't always in the most pristine condition. But that doesn't give you a free pass to walk away if you knock a three-foot hole ...

By Stephen Borkowski
Published June 4, 2008
The Secret to College Applications

The Secret to College Applications

There's a secret to college applications, and Kristen is sharing it with Fastwebbers.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published October 30, 2012
The History of Homecoming

The History of Homecoming

University of Missouri's Homecoming. Credit: Missouri.edu

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published September 30, 2010
How to Be a Better Student

How to Be a Better Student

Ever wondered why you just can't seem to reach your full academic potential? It's likely that your brain isn't the cause but, rather, your lifestyle.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 6, 2016
Schools of Sobriety

Schools of Sobriety

These schools prove that you can still gain a great education in a college atmosphere while observing a sober lifestyle.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 7, 2013
13 Wild College Campus Traditions

13 Wild College Campus Traditions

Students look forward to these celebrations and events, whatever they may be, with excitement and gleeful anticipation. What more could you ask of a campus custom?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 1, 2016
Law School Graduate Pays $114K Student Loan in Cash

Law School Graduate Pays $114K Student Loan in Cash

Photo courtesy of imgur.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 1, 2012
30 Creative Group Halloween Costumes

30 Creative Group Halloween Costumes

The photos alone are worth the effort of these group Halloween costumes - like this modern day Little Red Riding Hood and Wolf couple's costume.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 8, 2015
The Entitled Athlete

The Entitled Athlete

Emulating professional athletes is not always a good idea.

By Richard Pound
Published April 21, 2009
Are Students Getting Spoiled Stupid?

Are Students Getting Spoiled Stupid?

Students receiving financial support from their parents are more likely to rank lower on the grading scale than those paying for their own education.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 8, 2015
Leaving for College

Leaving for College

Leaving home for college isn't as easy as you may think.

By Rich Coleman
Published August 23, 2008
500 Words, No Problem: 5 Tips for Staying Within the Admissions Essay Word Limit

500 Words, No Problem: 5 Tips for Staying Within the Admissions Essay Word Limit

Follow Kizzy's advice for a great college admissions essay.

By Kizzy Preston
Published November 2, 2011
Become a Leader

Become a Leader

Becoming a leader on campus sets the stage for future leadership opportunities.

By Mary Barrett
Published April 21, 2009
Graduation Party Planning Ideas

Graduation Party Planning Ideas

These fun and festive party ideas will make grads feel like a kid again!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 12, 2016
Top 10 Safety Tips for College Students

Top 10 Safety Tips for College Students

There are easy ways to prevent yourself from becoming more vulnerable than necessary or putting yourself into potentially harmful situations.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 27, 2014
Homeless Student Becomes $100K Intel Science Talent Search Semi-Finalist

Homeless Student Becomes $100K Intel Science Talent Search Semi-Finalist

Samantha Garvey with Nancy Pelosi during her Washington DC visit for the State of the Union. Photo: Eric Connolly of the CAO Office of Photography, Courtesy of Rep. Steve Israel's Office.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 27, 2012
Deal with Roommate Conflicts

Deal with Roommate Conflicts

The beginning of Laura Maxwell's experience at William Woods University was a little more stressful than she expected - thanks to a messy roommate. Her roommate's closet was a landfill spilling ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 3, 2008
15 Unconventional Study Tips

15 Unconventional Study Tips

If your norms aren’t working, why not give these tips a try?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 27, 2013