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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
Why I Love Going to a Big Ten School

Why I Love Going to a Big Ten School

Different internship opportunities, sports and clubs can be seen around a large campus.

Alison Graham
Published November 10, 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
5 Methods for Midterm Prep Success

5 Methods for Midterm Prep Success

Here's how to properly prepare for your midterm exams.

Ashley Paskill
Published October 5, 2016
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
2015 New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

2015 New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

With the New Year ringing in, people make promises or resolutions so that their year can start off with a bang.

Sabrina McPherson
Published December 29, 2014
Holiday Gift Giving on a Student Budget

Holiday Gift Giving on a Student Budget

It is possible to give your loved ones something unique and meaningful, even on a college budget.

Ashley Paskill
Published December 1, 2016
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
5 Tips to Help You Find the Right College Club

5 Tips to Help You Find the Right College Club

Remember, while your courses are important, ensuring you gain other experiences in college is vital, too.

Jamie Vincent
Published February 18, 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
Your Guide to Taking On a Summer Semester

Your Guide to Taking On a Summer Semester

Just like everything in college, there is a variety of options for where students can take the classes they’re interested in over the summer.

Laura Magerkurth
Published May 4, 2015
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
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