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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
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
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
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
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 Easy Ways to Save Money This Semester

30 Easy Ways to Save Money This Semester

There are easy ways to scrimp and save on just about everything.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 1, 2016
5 Life Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King

5 Life Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King

There is probably no other American figure that epitomizes the qualities of leadership and self-sacrifice in the face of overwhelming odds more than Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As we celebrate ...

Via Excelle
Published January 14, 2015
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
Your College Experiences Checklist

Your College Experiences Checklist

Take on new experiences and implement on a "no regrets" policy to ensure you gain the most from your college experience.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 10, 2016
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
The Stages of Senioritis

The Stages of Senioritis

Senioritis is one of the toughest battles any senior faces in high school.

Alison Graham
Published January 29, 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
Want to be an App Developer? There’s a Degree for That

Want to be an App Developer? There’s a Degree for That

Degrees in mobile app development. Photo: Apple.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 14, 2011
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
Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research

You don't have to be a graduate student to partake in research.

By Elisa Kronish
Published April 21, 2009
Defining Millennials

Defining Millennials

Who are Millennials, really?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 19, 2013
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
College Safety 101

College Safety 101

Knowing these safety concerns and how to protect yourself can allow you to have a safe and happy college experience.

Kara Nelson
Published April 17, 2014
'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 12, 2016
Make the Most of Spring Break

Make the Most of Spring Break

Unfortunately, admission officers don’t grant admission based on social and pop culture awareness.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 6, 2017