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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
How to Refresh Your Mind Over Winter Break

How to Refresh Your Mind Over Winter Break

Just what is the best way to refresh your brain while also remaining sharp for the spring term?

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2014
Tips & Tricks to Start Fresh Your Second Semester

Tips & Tricks to Start Fresh Your Second Semester

No matter how your first term went, your second semester is the perfect opportunity to begin anew with a fresh plan for success.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2014
Last-Minute Strategies to Conquer High School Finals

Last-Minute Strategies to Conquer High School Finals

When it comes to your final tests, preparing yourself earlier, rather than later, will always be the best possible scenario.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2014
Choosing Your Ideal College Size

Choosing Your Ideal College Size

Small, medium or large - the size of a college should definitely factor into your decision.

Laura Magerkurth
Published December 1, 2014
Making Major Decisions

Making Major Decisions

The time comes when you face reality and ask yourself, “What do I want to do with my life?”

Sabrina McPherson
Published December 1, 2014
High School Finals Study Tips

High School Finals Study Tips

Pressure begins to mount and stress accumulates quickly but you can avoid this with some quick prep tips!

Kaitlyn Specht
Published December 1, 2014
7 Colleges with Seriously Good Eats

7 Colleges with Seriously Good Eats

Is your campus one of the healthiest in the country?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 26, 2014
Staying on Top of Your Scholarship Search

Staying on Top of Your Scholarship Search

Remaining on top of your scholarship search doesn't have to be difficult – simply make a plan to navigate the process with these helpful tips.

Brady Keane
Published November 21, 2014
Communicating with Your Roommate

Communicating with Your Roommate

In no roommate agreement anywhere does it state that a close and eternal friendship with your roommate is necessary.

Jamie Vincent
Published November 19, 2014
10 Things You Should Do Over Holiday Break

10 Things You Should Do Over Holiday Break

While there is some value in getting shuteye, there’s only so much rest necessary and, to be fair, you do have other, much more important things to do.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 19, 2014
GrubHub Ranks 2014 College Campuses' Eats

GrubHub Ranks 2014 College Campuses' Eats

Some of their findings weren’t what you’d expect, but we’ll let you be the judge and jury of which stereotypes fell short.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 18, 2014
What College Students Ate in 2014

What College Students Ate in 2014

Unsurprisingly, there are plenty of unusual habits when it came to college eating habits over the past year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 18, 2014
Productive Holiday Break Ideas

Productive Holiday Break Ideas

Winter break is the perfect time for students to get organized on their schoolwork and take a deeper look into colleges and scholarships.

Christina Alfaro
Published November 14, 2014
The Hardest College Courses

The Hardest College Courses

If you find any of the following courses particularly easy or awesome, consider yourself lucky, smarty-pants!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 12, 2014
Considering Different Aspects of College Choices

Considering Different Aspects of College Choices

In order to choose the college that best fits you, you must consider many aspects.

Bailey VanNatta
Published November 10, 2014