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Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Make your list -- check it twice.

By Roxana Hadad
Published May 31, 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
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
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
What to Ask Your Future Roommate

What to Ask Your Future Roommate

May we suggest starting with the essentials and building a roommate relationship from there?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 20, 2015
Pros & Cons of Friends as Roommates

Pros & Cons of Friends as Roommates

It's up to you to determine which side you agree with most and what's best, given your particular situation.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 7, 2015
College Dorm Packing Checklist

College Dorm Packing Checklist

Follow this list to help ensure you've packed all the essentials without over packing.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
10 DIY Dorm Room Projects

10 DIY Dorm Room Projects

You don't need to spend a fortune to have an awesome dorm room - DIY, instead!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 17, 2016
Roommates 101

Roommates 101

The roommate experience doesn't have to be awful--just follow these tips.

By Betsy Huang
Published April 21, 2009
Future College Roommates and Facebook

Future College Roommates and Facebook

Maybe the saying is “curiosity killed the cat” for a reason.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 6, 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
Survive Dorm Life: Rules to Live By

Survive Dorm Life: Rules to Live By

Where else can you make lasting friendships, have too many all-nighters and eat lots of ramen all under one roof? Dorms add a lot to the college experience, giving you the ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published June 3, 2008
13 Wild College Campus Traditions

13 Wild College Campus Traditions

Students look forward to these celebrations and events, whatever they may be, with excitement and gleeful anticipation. What more could you ask of a campus custom?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 1, 2016
Deal with Roommate Conflicts

Deal with Roommate Conflicts

The beginning of Laura Maxwell's experience at William Woods University was a little more stressful than she expected - thanks to a messy roommate. Her roommate's closet was a landfill spilling ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 3, 2008
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
Freshman Blog - The first week of college

Freshman Blog - The first week of college

The first week of college College isn't so bad. Actually, it's pretty awesome. I've been here for about a week. I honestly thought I would miss home like crazy and cry ...

By Angela Jimeno
Published June 5, 2007
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
The 10 Most Luxurious Dorms in the U.S.

The 10 Most Luxurious Dorms in the U.S.

Many of these dorms are more like five-star luxury resort hotels than typical college residence halls!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 5, 2015
The Forgotten College Student

The Forgotten College Student

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

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 18, 2013
Shop for Dorm Essentials on FastWeb!

Shop for Dorm Essentials on FastWeb!

Heading back to school? Looking for gear to trick out your dorm room or off-campus apartment? Look no further. At the FastWeb Shop you'll find electronics, text books, bed and bath ...

Published July 23, 2009