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Leaving for College

Leaving for College

Leaving home for college isn't as easy as you may think.

By Rich Coleman
Published August 23, 2008
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 12, 2016
Top 10 Safety Tips for College Students

Top 10 Safety Tips for College Students

There are easy ways to prevent yourself from becoming more vulnerable than necessary or putting yourself into potentially harmful situations.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 27, 2014
Success Stories from Nontraditional Students

Success Stories from Nontraditional Students

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 ...

Published June 4, 2008
Nomination of Sonya Sotomayor Inspires Hispanic Students

Nomination of Sonya Sotomayor Inspires Hispanic Students

Sotomayor with students in New York. Photo courtesy of www.whitehouse.gov/photogallery/Sotomayor-Bio/

Published May 28, 2009
A New Look at Campus Orientation

A New Look at Campus Orientation

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 ...

By Sandra Guy
Published June 2, 2008
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
5 Life Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King

5 Life Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King

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 ...

Via Excelle
Published January 14, 2015
Oops! You’ve Been Flunked!

Oops! You’ve Been Flunked!

Surprisingly, failing is not the end of the world.

By Chris Diehl
Published April 21, 2009
Conquering Boredom

Conquering Boredom

There are plenty of things to do for free!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 8, 2016
Life at a Huge School

Life at a Huge School

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 ...

by Betsy Huang
Published June 8, 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
Getting Along with Your Parents During College

Getting Along with Your Parents During College

College can actually strain relationships between students and their parents.

By Molly Seltzer
Published December 17, 2007
Five Things to Never Do in College

Five Things to Never Do in College

Expert advice on what not-to-do during college.

By Molly Seltzer
Published November 23, 2007
Learn to Love Your New City

Learn to Love Your New City

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 ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published September 10, 2010
Top 10 Places for Students to Give Back

Top 10 Places for Students to Give Back

Volunteering can be as easy—and enjoyable—as pie if you seek out the right opportunities.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 11, 2015
To-Do List: Starting a New Semester

To-Do List: Starting a New Semester

It's hard to keep track of everything you need to do, so making a list is helpful!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 16, 2015
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
A New Semester's Game Plan

A New Semester's Game Plan

Make a game plan to ensure you stay on top of your academic game.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 6, 2015
The Loneliness of a Long Distance Lover

The Loneliness of a Long Distance Lover

Getting a grip on LDR (long-distance relationships).

By Ariana Finlayson
Published November 10, 2007