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Student Tips: College Life

Student Tips: College Life

We asked Fastweb users to share their advice on college life, based on their personal experiences. Here's what they said: "Try not to hold on to what is familiar to you. ...

By Contributing Fastweb student members
Published June 5, 2007
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
Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for 2011

Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for 2011

Fastweb isn't just counting down to the New Year--we're counting down the top 10 New Year's resolutions on college campuses for 2011. Did your resolution make the list? 10. Become Better ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 19, 2010
First Heath Ledger Scholarship Winner Announced

First Heath Ledger Scholarship Winner Announced

In recognition of Heath Ledger’s acting legacy, his family (with the help of Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, and Michelle Williams) has created the Australians in Film Heath Ledger Scholarship ...

Published May 4, 2009
The ROTC Option

The ROTC Option

If your teen is willing to work hard in return to get someone else to pay for college, he or she can consider enrolling in Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, or ROTC. ...

By Laura Jeanne Hammond
Published June 4, 2008
How a Non-Profit Can Pay Your Tuition

How a Non-Profit Can Pay Your Tuition

Helping out in your community can earn you cash for college.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published April 21, 2009
College Alumni Associations

College Alumni Associations

As a college student, what can your school's alumni association offer you? Alumni associations provide a variety of services for students after they graduate, but they can also benefit students while ...

By Elisa Kronish
Published June 4, 2008
Writer's Studio Presents...Me?

Writer's Studio Presents...Me?

Trying not to outwardly tremble, I briefly looked up from my manuscript to adjust the microphone and smile at the small group gathered to hear me read from my recently published ...

By Lisa Hardman
Published June 5, 2007
Make the Most of Summer

Make the Most of Summer

Summer is here! For students that means fun, sun, vacations and summer jobs. But, summer can also mean scholastic, scholarship and professional opportunities. Not Just Any Summer Job Instead of settling ...

By Michael Pugh
Published September 3, 2008
Become a Leader

Become a Leader

Becoming a leader on campus sets the stage for future leadership opportunities.

By Mary Barrett
Published April 21, 2009
Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research

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

By Elisa Kronish
Published April 21, 2009
Freshman Blog - Transition to College

Freshman Blog - Transition to College

So this is the end of one journey. It feels like everything in my life has closed its doors lately. The weird thing is usually one door closes and another one ...

By Angela Jimeno
Published June 5, 2007
Life at a Huge School

Life at a Huge School

Life at a huge school is quite different than what I thought it would be. I went to an extremely small high school (approximately 800 students) and it got to be ...

by Betsy Huang
Published June 8, 2007
Why I Love Going to a Big Ten School

Why I Love Going to a Big Ten School

Different internship opportunities, sports and clubs can be seen around a large campus.

Alison Graham
Published November 10, 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
A New Semester's Game Plan

A New Semester's Game Plan

Make a game plan to ensure you stay on top of your academic game.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 6, 2015
The Pros and Cons of Going Greek

The Pros and Cons of Going Greek

You've heard the good, the bad and the ugly. It’s time to explore the idea and form your own opinion.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 14, 2016
How to Make Friends Before Getting to Campus

How to Make Friends Before Getting to Campus

Making new friends in college can be intimidating but there are always ways to gain a head start.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 12, 2016
Google's Made with Code Initiative

Google's Made with Code Initiative

Even though female students comprise of 56 percent of all advanced placement test-takers, only 19 percent of those girls take AP the computer science test.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 24, 2014
To-Do List: Starting a New Semester

To-Do List: Starting a New Semester

It's hard to keep track of everything you need to do, so making a list is helpful!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 16, 2015