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Preparing for College (in a More Practical Sense)

Preparing for College (in a More Practical Sense)

If an omniscient viewer peeked into my life for a period of time, he or she would notice that I follow a simple and set routine. I wake up, brush my ...

Published June 5, 2007
The Beginning of Senior Year: A Farewell to the Fledgling

The Beginning of Senior Year: A Farewell to the Fledgling

On my first day of school, I feel a tingling in my fingers as I search through my closet for my black dress. I usually wear this gloomy-colored attire to funerals, ...

Published June 5, 2007
Back to School in the 90’s: What Was Hot?

Back to School in the 90’s: What Was Hot?

[photo:1158855] As you’re preparing for back to school this year, you already know there are certain must haves – from iPads to fashion – that just make this year so….2010. But ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published June 17, 2010
College Tips for Nontraditional Students

College Tips for Nontraditional Students

Balancing school and family as an adult student can be tough.

By Kathleen Carmichael, Ph.D.
Published April 21, 2009
Should You Take a Year Off After Graduation?

Should You Take a Year Off After Graduation?

Taking a year off after college is more popular than ever.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published April 21, 2009
The Next Great Odyssey

The Next Great Odyssey

High school is a journey--what have you taken away from your experience?

By Kristin Drew
Published November 23, 2007
Stop Living in the Past

Stop Living in the Past

Change is a good thing.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published April 21, 2009
Expectations are Funny Things

Expectations are Funny Things

Looking back, college isn't always what you expected it to be.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published June 23, 2007
Top 10 Things that College Taught Us About Life

Top 10 Things that College Taught Us About Life

1. Dorms College is a time of extreme freedom but, let’s face it, not everything about college screams unfettered space. Students don’t usually have a lot of extra money and ...

By Adam Starr via MonsterCollege.com
Published December 14, 2009
It’s Your Life—Let the New FastWeb Help You Live It

It’s Your Life—Let the New FastWeb Help You Live It

College can be tough. But it also makes for some of the best years of your life. Debating going to the party or doing your paper? Not getting along with your ...

Published April 21, 2009
Saying Our Goodbyes

Saying Our Goodbyes

By the time this blog posts, I will officially be a college graduate! The event I've been talking about forever will have finally happened -- and it's starting to hit me. ...

Published June 5, 2007
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
Surviving the Holidays

Surviving the Holidays

You may need to embellish just a little with some politically correct answers because you’d never want to offend or disappoint great aunt Gertrude.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 4, 2013
Top 25 Halloween Movies

Top 25 Halloween Movies

You may have your costume ready to go and carved pumpkins on the porch but, until you’ve watched at least one horror flick, Halloween isn’t complete.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 20, 2015
Keeping in Touch with Friends While in College

Keeping in Touch with Friends While in College

In this modern day, it’s easier than ever to stay connected – no matter how close or far apart you actually are.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 8, 2016
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
How to Get a Passport - Pronto!

How to Get a Passport - Pronto!

If you forgot that you need a passport for your upcoming trip, there are still ways you can make it happen.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 13, 2015
Happy Valentine's Day! Quiz

Happy Valentine's Day! Quiz

Happy Valentine's Day!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 2, 2016
Party Excess

Party Excess

Don’t get us wrong –there’s nothing wrong with having fun with friends – in fact; it’s wonderful to have a healthy social life. Keyword: healthy.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 8, 2015
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