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The Joys and Woes of a Commuter

The Joys and Woes of a Commuter

Every commuter has experience different pros and cons of the trek to and from class.

Kara Nelson
Published November 15, 2013
Fastweb's Student Contributor Program Concludes: Year in Review

Fastweb's Student Contributor Program Concludes: Year in Review

As the 2015-2016 Student Contributors program ends, we’d like to recap the success of this year’s program, highlighting some important content that students contributed to Fastweb.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 1, 2016
Halloween Campus Safety Tips

Halloween Campus Safety Tips

Have a fun and safe Hallo-weekend!

Alison Graham
Published October 7, 2014
Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills

Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills

It’s all about the hunt for money that isn’t yours, the money that will fund your dreams and who doesn’t love the competition?

Alison Graham
Published January 23, 2014
Productive Holiday Break Ideas

Productive Holiday Break Ideas

Winter break is the perfect time for students to get organized on their schoolwork and take a deeper look into colleges and scholarships.

Christina Alfaro
Published November 14, 2014
Accepting Rejection (or a Deferral or Waitlisting)

Accepting Rejection (or a Deferral or Waitlisting)

Kristen shares her personal experiences with waitlists and rejection letters and her discovery that it was all worth it.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published December 2, 2011
4 Reasons Why College Friendships Are Your Best Investments

4 Reasons Why College Friendships Are Your Best Investments

The time you take to create bonds with fellow college classmates is time well spent that will likely be cherished for years to come.

Sonja Killebrew
Published September 22, 2015
The Perfect Fit

The Perfect Fit

Brandon provides his insights on finding the right school.

By Brandon Huffman
Published September 19, 2012
You Have a Horrible Professor - Now What?

You Have a Horrible Professor - Now What?

So you got the short end of the stick with professor what's-her-name. You can still stick with the class, right?

Kizzy Preston
Published April 15, 2013
A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

Take a few deep breaths, we’re going to get through this!

Alison Graham
Published January 6, 2015
Waiting on Admissions Decisions

Waiting on Admissions Decisions

What is important to remember is that a college rejection isn't really going to determine your future or your happiness.

Jamie Vincent
Published March 26, 2014
Getting to Know Kristen

Getting to Know Kristen

Meet Kristen!

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 27, 2012
Preparing for Your Job Interview

Preparing for Your Job Interview

Are you prepared to conquer your upcoming job interview? These tips can help!

Riley Harrison
Published December 11, 2015
College Ruled: Transfer Student Blues

College Ruled: Transfer Student Blues

Transfer tips from student columnist, Kyiara.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published August 12, 2011
How NOT To Take A College Road Trip

How NOT To Take A College Road Trip

Kyiara shares her tips for a successful road trip.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published April 5, 2012
Atlas Shrugged, and Then Offered a Scholarship

Atlas Shrugged, and Then Offered a Scholarship

Contrary to popular belief, scholarships can be about more than money.

Jamie Vincent
Published September 16, 2013
Surviving Group Projects

Surviving Group Projects

Most students dread group projects - but they shouldn't have to. Find out how to successfully conquer the sticky group project situation before any problems occur.

Ashley Paskill
Published March 9, 2016
Examining the FAFSA

Examining the FAFSA

FAFSA stands for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Alison Graham
Published January 4, 2013
Preparing for the Practice Exam: PSAT Tips

Preparing for the Practice Exam: PSAT Tips

The PSAT is a standardized test that provides practice experience for other standardized exams.

Francesca Kavalir
Published August 27, 2014
Keeping Away the College Anxiety

Keeping Away the College Anxiety

Listen to Laura -- she can help you ease any college application anxiety.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published October 13, 2011