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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
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
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 Outdated appliances.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
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
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
The 5 Students You Meet in Group Projects

The 5 Students You Meet in Group Projects

The truth is these group exercises are also exercises in life because, in the workplace, you’re going to experience the same exact types of people.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 8, 2016
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
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 July 6, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
Free, Online Classes: The Way of the Future?

Free, Online Classes: The Way of the Future?

How do you feel about free, online classes?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 19, 2012
It's Not Whether You Win or Lose

It's Not Whether You Win or Lose

I feel like Rip Van Winkle! You remember him, the old man who settles down under a shade tree and falls into a deep sleep only to awaken 20 years later ...

Richard Pound
Published May 11, 2009
Success Stories from Nontraditional Students

Success Stories from Nontraditional Students

Below are just a few of the stories FastWeb members who are nontraditional, returning, students have shared: "The greatest challenge I faced was fitting in with the other students. I felt ...

Published June 4, 2008
Avoid Subletting Nightmares

Avoid Subletting Nightmares

Maybe you can't finish the semester due to an unexpected emergency, or won't stay in town for the summer. But you don't want to pay rent on an empty apartment, so ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 4, 2008