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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
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
Top 10 Safety Tips for College Students

Top 10 Safety Tips for College Students

There are easy ways to prevent yourself from becoming more vulnerable than necessary or putting yourself into potentially harmful situations.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 27, 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
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 27, 2016
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, 2014
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
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
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
'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
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 23, 2016
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 May 13, 2016
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
Leadership Matters: Why Getting Involved is Essential

Leadership Matters: Why Getting Involved is Essential

Students who demonstrate leadership abilities have a leg up with colleges, universities and employers because, like Superbowl tickets in January, leadership qualities are in demand. Leading the pack is not always ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 4, 2008
Spring Break for Cheap

Spring Break for Cheap

So you’re working to pay for college but all your mind seems to focus on is sun, beaches and well, babes? Of course your body has taken a mental vacation, you’ve ...

By Leah Westfall
Published March 4, 2010
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
Apartment Hunting Questions

Apartment Hunting Questions

Great! You've finally found a few available apartments and you've made an appointment to take a look. But what should you look for? When you're looking for the perfect apartment for ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published April 21, 2009
Seven Myths About College Sports

Seven Myths About College Sports

Myth: College coaches will find me and contact me if I am good enough to play on their team. Truth: College coaches cannot possibly know about every one of the thousands ...

By Laura Mitchell
Published June 3, 2008
Accepting Rejection (or a Deferral or Waitlisting)

Accepting Rejection (or a Deferral or Waitlisting)

Kristen shares her personal experiences with waitlists and rejection letters and her discovery that it was all worth it.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published December 2, 2011