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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
The Hard Reality of Being a High School Senior

The Hard Reality of Being a High School Senior

The reality of graduating high school and moving onto college oftentimes poses some real fear for students.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published September 23, 2007
Learning to Get Involved

Learning to Get Involved

Don't let high school slip by without getting involved and making memories.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published August 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
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
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
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
Holidays and Headaches

Holidays and Headaches

Though you’re excited to see everyone and you’ve missed them terribly, relatives tend to make this time a little more stressful than it needs to be.

Sabrina McPherson
Published October 28, 2014
Friendship Deal Breakers

Friendship Deal Breakers

Who needs enemies when you have friends like these?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 15, 2013
Graduation Party Planning Ideas

Graduation Party Planning Ideas

These fun and festive party ideas will make grads feel like a kid again!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 19, 2015
Spring Break Ideas for High School Seniors

Spring Break Ideas for High School Seniors

Here are some suggestions on what to do over Spring Break your senior year of high school.

Bailey VanNatta
Published January 14, 2015
My First Week of College

My First Week of College

There’s really no real way to avoid it besides taking it slow and embracing this once-in-a-lifetime moment: your first college move-in day.

Alison Graham
Published August 27, 2013
10 Must-Visit College Town Music Venues

10 Must-Visit College Town Music Venues

Add these cool college town music venues to your college bucket list!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 10, 2016
4 Truths for Dating in College

4 Truths for Dating in College

The realities of dating in college.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 14, 2014