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Tips for Succeeding in Your Online Courses

Tips for Succeeding in Your Online Courses

Here are some tips to help you stay on task and succeed in an online course.

Madison Sheldrake
Published May 19, 2016
Tips from a Scholarship Winner

Tips from a Scholarship Winner

Before financial aid, loans, and grants, scholarships are the best thing to help you pay for college fees because it's basically free money!

Christina Alfaro
Published September 30, 2014
The Secret to College Applications

The Secret to College Applications

There's a secret to college applications, and Kristen is sharing it with Fastwebbers.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published October 30, 2012
The Scoop on Study Abroad

The Scoop on Study Abroad

The world is your oyster - discover what's out there through studying abroad!

Laura Magerkurth
Published January 13, 2014
Ideas for Your Best Winter Break Yet

Ideas for Your Best Winter Break Yet

You need to use this time to make memories with all of the people you’ve missed most over the past semester.

McKenzie Nevins
Published November 10, 2014
The College Student's Guide to Safe Socialization

The College Student's Guide to Safe Socialization

Blacking out—becoming so drunk that you can’t remember some or all of the events that happened while you were drinking—is frequently portrayed in the media as a fairly common, harmless occurrence. In reality, it’s quite serious.

Laura Magerkurth
Published September 14, 2015
It's OK to Drop a Class

It's OK to Drop a Class

Part of growing up is realizing you're human.

Laura Magerkurth
Published March 27, 2013
My First 4 Weeks of College

My First 4 Weeks of College

Laura gives an honest account of the first few weeks of college.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published September 12, 2012
Scheduling for Success

Scheduling for Success

Although your biggest priority should be planning a well-balanced schedule that helps you work towards your goals, if possible, it is a great idea to plan your days around your personal biological clock.

Laura Magerkurth
Published December 26, 2014
Tips for Paying for College

Tips for Paying for College

Don’t wait until the last minute to frantically search for ways to pay for college!

Kara Nelson
Published March 25, 2014
City College, Country College

City College, Country College

Ariana addresses the pros and cons of city colleges and country colleges, like Sewanee, and urges students to keep an open mind.

By Ariana Pugh
Published January 20, 2012
Level Up Your Scholarship Search over Winter Break

Level Up Your Scholarship Search over Winter Break

Use your winter break to get your scholarship search on the right track and apply for valuable scholarships that you won’t have time to apply for when classes begin again.

Maya Moritz
Published December 9, 2015
Help! I Can't Stand My Professor

Help! I Can't Stand My Professor

How do you deal with them in a way that’s both respectful and still keeps you from losing your mind?

McKenzie Nevins
Published February 13, 2015
The Ups and Downs of the Pre-College Rush

The Ups and Downs of the Pre-College Rush

Laura talks about finding her dream school and a way to pay for it.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published March 20, 2012
Why College?

Why College?

There are endless benefits to having a college degree.

Brandon Huffman
Published December 7, 2012
Examining the College Journey

Examining the College Journey

The freedom that you’ll have once you arrive on campus is unlike anything you’ve ever known, but there are some aspects of this liberty that may surprise you.

Laura Magerkurth
Published September 10, 2013
Spending Your Graduation Money Wisely

Spending Your Graduation Money Wisely

What should you do with all that graduation money?

Kaitlyn Specht
Published April 28, 2015
Balancing College and Family

Balancing College and Family

Student contributor, Kristen, shares her experience of merging her new life with her old.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published September 28, 2011
Dealing with the Emotions of Leaving for College

Dealing with the Emotions of Leaving for College

Now that move-in day is around the corner, you may be experiencing some doubts about living on your own.

Jamie Vincent
Published August 26, 2014
Preparing for a Successful Job Interview

Preparing for a Successful Job Interview

Making a careless mistake during the interview process can cost you everything, so preparation is key!

Kizzy Preston
Published November 11, 2013