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Strategies for Your College Search

Strategies for Your College Search

Utilize these strategic college search tips to make yours that much easier!

Francesca Kavalir
Published January 9, 2015
How High School Courses Prep You for College

How High School Courses Prep You for College

Believe it or not, you're more prepared to take on college courses than you think!

By Samantha Brody, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published January 6, 2015
3 Spring Semester Must-Dos for High School Seniors

3 Spring Semester Must-Dos for High School Seniors

Focus on these goals, and you will likely have a successful - and wonderful - second semester your senior year of high school!

By Samantha Brody, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published January 6, 2015
A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

Take a few deep breaths, we’re going to get through this!

Alison Graham
Published January 6, 2015
Student Gifts: It's the Thought that Counts

Student Gifts: It's the Thought that Counts

Putting thought and effort into your holiday gifts can save you money—something most college students have little of to spare.

Jamie Vincent
Published January 6, 2015
Spring Semester Prep List for College & Grad Students

Spring Semester Prep List for College & Grad Students

Spring semester has arrived and, if you’re looking for a fresh start, you’re in luck!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 31, 2014
2015 New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

2015 New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

With the New Year ringing in, people make promises or resolutions so that their year can start off with a bang.

Sabrina McPherson
Published December 29, 2014
Scheduling for Success

Scheduling for Success

Although your biggest priority should be planning a well-balanced schedule that helps you work towards your goals, if possible, it is a great idea to plan your days around your personal biological clock.

Laura Magerkurth
Published December 26, 2014
Steps to Acceptance: Getting Off the Deferral List

Steps to Acceptance: Getting Off the Deferral List

Don't panic if you've been deferred from the college of your dreams! Instead, become proactive to ensure you get off that deferral list, building a stronger application one step at a time.

Kaitlyn Specht
Published December 26, 2014
Examining Your College Options

Examining Your College Options

There are a few things to keep in mind when narrowing your options – they might just bring back your sanity!

Kaitlyn Specht
Published December 26, 2014
5 Easy Resolutions for a Happier New Year

5 Easy Resolutions for a Happier New Year

Resolutions following these guidelines will actually start to make you feel happier, healthier and, unbelievably, life will seem sunnier even on the gloomiest of days.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 23, 2014
Involving Your Parents in Your College Search

Involving Your Parents in Your College Search

In addition to resources like Fastweb and your school counselors, there is always help to be found from your parents.

Brady Keane
Published December 22, 2014
How to Impress Potential Colleges

How to Impress Potential Colleges

If you read your essays and conclude that it's your very best effort, admissions officers will likely see that, too.

Maya Moritz
Published December 15, 2014
School & Your Part-Time Job

School & Your Part-Time Job

You just have to find the perfect balance for yourself, and then you’ll be on track to making good grades and making money!

Bailey VanNatta
Published December 15, 2014
Second Semester Motivational Tips

Second Semester Motivational Tips

How on earth can we keep ourselves motivated when the end seems so close and yet so far?

McKenzie Nevins
Published December 12, 2014
Top 10 Articles of 2014

Top 10 Articles of 2014

We’ve ranked Fastweb users’ top ten favorite articles from the past year and wanted to share - just in case you may have missed one or two.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 12, 2014
Navigating College Fairs

Navigating College Fairs

If navigated properly, these events can help tremendously to obtain necessary college information and become acquainted with new aspects of schools.

Francesca Kavalir
Published December 4, 2014
Homemade for the Holidays

Homemade for the Holidays

When it comes to thoughtfulness and affordability, nothing beats a great homemade item.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 4, 2014
Why You Should Take On a College Minor

Why You Should Take On a College Minor

Think of minors as toppings on your college diploma ice cream sundae.

Alison Graham
Published December 3, 2014
What to Do If You Can't Go Home for the Holidays

What to Do If You Can't Go Home for the Holidays

For a variety of reasons, students aren't always able to go home for the holidays. So what’s there to do during your month-long winter recess?

Samantha Starkey
Published December 2, 2014