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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
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
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
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
Professor Office Hours: Do's and Don'ts

Professor Office Hours: Do's 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 April 9, 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
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
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
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
Defining Millennials

Defining Millennials

Who are Millennials, really?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 19, 2013
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
Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research

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

By Elisa Kronish
Published April 21, 2009
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
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
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
'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
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
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
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
Top 10 U.S. College Spring Break Party Destinations of 2015

Top 10 U.S. College Spring Break Party Destinations of 2015

You can have your spring break experience and stay on budget!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 12, 2015