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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
Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for 2012

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for 2012

What's your New Year's Resolution?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published December 27, 2011
The History of Homecoming

The History of Homecoming

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

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published September 30, 2010
Make a Difference: Spring Break Service Trips

Make a Difference: Spring Break Service Trips

Make a difference on a spring break service trip.

By Roxana Hadad
Published April 21, 2009
Professor Office Hours: Dos and Don'ts

Professor Office Hours: Dos and Don'ts

Most students make these unfortunate mistakes without the slightest clue they're torpedoing what could have been a great office hour meeting.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 20, 2017
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
20 of the Coolest College Start-ups Ever

20 of the Coolest College Start-ups Ever

From Google and Microsoft, to companies based out of dorm rooms that you have not even heard of yet, start-ups continue to revolutionize the world.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 24, 2015
Ways for your College Student to Spend Summer Break

Ways for your College Student to Spend Summer Break

For college students, summer break is a chance to get caught up in coursework, earn money for the next semester, prepare for their career or simply relax and reconnect with friends ...

By UniversityParent.com
Published June 10, 2009
The Entitled Athlete

The Entitled Athlete

Emulating professional athletes is not always a good idea.

By Richard Pound
Published April 21, 2009
Helpful Student Health Tips

Helpful Student Health Tips

Staying healthy can be a challenge but, with a few simple guidelines, is possible.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 15, 2017
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
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
How You Will Feel After Graduation

How You Will Feel After Graduation

Laura shares her feelings of high school graduation.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published May 17, 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 Cool Ways to Reuse Old Textbooks

15 Cool Ways to Reuse Old Textbooks

Consider the fact that, although you won’t be getting cash for your perfectly good book, there are still fun things you can do with it.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 1, 2017
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
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 March 28, 2017
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
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
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