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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 May 16, 2016
Whose Your Landlord?

Whose Your Landlord?

It’s time to take back power from the landlords, once and for all!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 14, 2016
21 Cool Items All College Students Can Use

21 Cool Items All College Students Can Use

We’ve found all of the stuff a college student could want – at the best prices!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 7, 2016
Coping with a Bad Roommate

Coping with a Bad Roommate

When you're roommate is a nightmare, you can choose to deal with it in different ways. Choose wisely!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 4, 2016
Roommate Rehab

Roommate Rehab

Avoid letting your issues snowball and you both become frustrated.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 1, 2016
5 Tips for Commuter Students

5 Tips for Commuter Students

Make your college commute easier by following these helpful tips.

Ashley Paskill
Published September 8, 2015
Are You the Bad Roommate?

Are You the Bad Roommate?

According to Conan O'Brien, “If you don’t have a weird roommate, you are the weird roommate."

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 12, 2015
College Apartment Packing Checklist

College Apartment Packing Checklist

Use this list to ensure you pack all the essentials!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
Budget Savvy Back to School Shopping

Budget Savvy Back to School Shopping

Learn how to shop smarter so you can save on all your back-to-school shopping!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
A College Student's Complete Guide to Finding & Leasing Off-Campus Housing

A College Student's Complete Guide to Finding & Leasing Off-Campus Housing

Fastweb has you covered with this all-inclusive college housing and apartment guide to help you through the process, from start to finish.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
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
Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome week seems to universally fall into two seemingly contradictory categories: hugely boring, with lots of down time; and insanely busy, with far more social activities and required events than seemed necessary.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 6, 2014
3 Ways to Resolve Your Roommate Crisis

3 Ways to Resolve Your Roommate Crisis

People end up being the best of friends, they can’t stand each other or they just tolerate the other person with no real relationship.

Alison Graham
Published September 9, 2014
Fastweb Roommate Horror Stories

Fastweb Roommate Horror Stories

Fastwebbers share their roommate horror stories for back to school season.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 4, 2014
15 College Dorms with Crazy-Awesome Amenities

15 College Dorms with Crazy-Awesome Amenities

Many of these dorms are more luxury resort hotels than typical college residence halls.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 10, 2014
The Forgotten College Student

The Forgotten College Student

Yes, many college students, like you, are technically homeless.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 18, 2013
Top 10 Colleges with the Most Expensive Room & Board

Top 10 Colleges with the Most Expensive Room & Board

Out of nearly 1,100 ranked colleges that reported room and board costs for the 2013-2014 school year, some schools far surpassed the average rates, making U.S. News and World Report’s most expensive list.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 29, 2013
Move Over, Traditional Dorms. Luxury Housing Has Arrived!

Move Over, Traditional Dorms. Luxury Housing Has Arrived!

The housing is described as an "urban, upscale student housing concept designed to target mature undergrads and grad students."

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 9, 2013
School Support

School Support

Whether your issue is personal, health-related, financial or social, there’s likely somewhere on campus suited specially to assist you in your time of need.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 3, 2013
The Grass is Greener on the Other Side of the Quad: Living Off-Campus

The Grass is Greener on the Other Side of the Quad: Living Off-Campus

My friends and I all lived on campus during my first year of college. It was great! I loved having what felt like my own little village of my favorite people. ...

By Ariana Finlayson
Published April 21, 2009