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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
The Entitled Athlete

The Entitled Athlete

Emulating professional athletes is not always a good idea.

By Richard Pound
Published April 21, 2009
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
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 Outdated appliances.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
Energizing Study Break Ideas & What to Avoid

Energizing Study Break Ideas & What to Avoid

It’s important to choose the right type of activity for your study break so that you can return back refreshed and focused, ready to get back to your books.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 2, 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
Student Volunteer Opportunities You'll Love

Student Volunteer Opportunities You'll Love

Take some time this year to pause and reflect on what you’re thankful for.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 10, 2015
What to Know about Professor Rating Websites

What to Know about Professor Rating Websites

A professor can seriously set the tone for your semester.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 23, 2014
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
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
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
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
Majors That Change the World

Majors That Change the World

If you could major in "Changing the World," would you?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 20, 2012
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
Secret Study Hacks

Secret Study Hacks

Studying doesn't have to be hard. In fact, there are plenty of simple methods that exist which simplify the entire process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 22, 2015
'Tis the Season to Be...Productive?

'Tis the Season to Be...Productive?

Use the holidays to your benefit and get ahead on your college applications.

By Kathryn Knight
Published December 2, 2015
The Reality of Renter's Insurance

The Reality of Renter's Insurance

Your landlord has got you covered if your apartment burns down, right? Wrong. You may not think your stuff is worth a lot, but you may change your mind if you ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 4, 2008