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Academic Adjustments

Academic Adjustments

If you graduated high school near the top of your class, you probably didn't see many B's or C's on your report cards. And chances are you had a comfortable routine ...

By Stephen Borkowski
Published September 2, 2008
Your College Experiences Checklist

Your College Experiences Checklist

Take on new experiences and implement on a "no regrets" policy to ensure you gain the most from your college experience.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 10, 2016
Unique Concerns of First-Generation College Students

Unique Concerns of First-Generation College Students

While some students’ eyes may glaze over when their parents recall their college days, these students have an advantage. First-generation college students who are the first in their immediate family to ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 4, 2008
Become a Facebook Fan of Fastweb

Become a Facebook Fan of Fastweb

Before you hop online to update your status, find Fastweb on Facebook and become a fan of us today! Over 5,000 people already have! Our wall and posts have links to ...

Published June 26, 2009
Learn to Deal with Professors

Learn to Deal with Professors

Learn to deal with college professors before you set foot on campus.

By Making It Count
Published April 21, 2009
Phi Theta Kappa: An Honor to Belong

Phi Theta Kappa: An Honor to Belong

Clutching a white rose and an unlit white candle in my hand, I followed a procession of 35 inductees into the small auditorium. The audience stood up as we entered the ...

By Lisa Hardman
Published July 23, 2007
Freshman Year Follies

Freshman Year Follies

FastWeb asked upperclassmen to email us the most embarrassing and awkward moments from their freshman year of college. We also asked what they wished someone would've told them before they started ...

By Stephen Borkowski
Published June 3, 2008
Complete This Bucket List Before College Graduation

Complete This Bucket List Before College Graduation

Whether you're graduating and moving on into the "real" world or moving on to a grad program, this list will help you gain a head start in your new life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 11, 2016
Student Tips: College Life

Student Tips: College Life

We asked Fastweb users to share their advice on college life, based on their personal experiences. Here's what they said: "Try not to hold on to what is familiar to you. ...

By Contributing Fastweb student members
Published June 5, 2007
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
Top Party Schools throughout History: 1993-2015

Top Party Schools throughout History: 1993-2015

Times change and, apparently, colleges do, too.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 3, 2014
Coping with a Bad Roommate

Coping with a Bad Roommate

When you're roommate is a nightmare, you can choose to deal with it in different ways. Choose wisely!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 14, 2016
The Best Ways to Get to Know Your Professor

The Best Ways to Get to Know Your Professor

It’s really in a student’s best interest to get to know their professors as much as possible, because one never knows what it can lead to!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 7, 2016
10 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started College

10 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started College

Learn from other college students' experiences.

By Molly Seltzer
Published April 23, 2008
Senioritis Revisited

Senioritis Revisited

Don't let senioritis rule your final year in school.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published March 11, 2007
Hispanic Celebs Dish on College Advice

Hispanic Celebs Dish on College Advice

Ever look at successful people and wonder how they got there? Next Step asked five celebs their advice on how to have a successful college experience. Here’s what they want you ...

Next Step Magazine
Published June 8, 2007
Stop Living in the Past

Stop Living in the Past

Change is a good thing.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published April 21, 2009
Follow us on Twitter!

Follow us on Twitter!

Follow FastWeb on Twitter and you'll be the first to find out about scholarships and other insider tips, alerts and promotions. In those 140 characters, you'll find info that can earn ...

Published June 12, 2009
Eight Supposedly Cool Things I’ll Never Try Again

Eight Supposedly Cool Things I’ll Never Try Again

You’d think we would have been over it by the time we got there. My university orientation class was already so intellectually, academically, athletically and artistically accomplished. We had friends we ...

Katy McGuire
Published June 5, 2007
Persistence Pays Off

Persistence Pays Off

Persistence requires patience but also ends in success.

By Molly Seltzer
Published April 23, 2007