Social Life Articles
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?
Leaving home for college isn't as easy as you may think.
These fun and festive party ideas will make grads feel like a kid again!
Below are just a few of the stories FastWeb members who are nontraditional, returning, students have shared: "The greatest challenge I faced was fitting in with the other students. I felt ...
Sotomayor with students in New York. Photo courtesy of www.whitehouse.gov/photogallery/Sotomayor-Bio/
College orientation sessions are important because they help entering students learn about the culture and expectations of an institution and the many programs it offers. "Orientation is a time for a ...
Taking a year off after college is more popular than ever.
There is probably no other American figure that epitomizes the qualities of leadership and self-sacrifice in the face of overwhelming odds more than Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As we celebrate ...
There are plenty of things to do for free!
Surprisingly, failing is not the end of the world.
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 ...
Fastwebbers share their roommate horror stories for back to school season.
Volunteering can be as easy—and enjoyable—as pie if you seek out the right opportunities.
College can actually strain relationships between students and their parents.
Expert advice on what not-to-do during college.
So, you’ve made the big move to a new city! Whether you’ve moved for college, a new job, or a summer internship, getting acclimated to your surroundings is often the key ...
It's hard to keep track of everything you need to do, so making a list is helpful!
Take on new experiences and implement on a "no regrets" policy to ensure you gain the most from your college experience.
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.
Make a game plan to ensure you stay on top of your academic game.