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Don't Fret the Freshman 15

Don't Fret the Freshman 15

As long as college students are happy and healthy, what does it matter if they gain a little bit of weight?

Laura Magerkurth
Published August 18, 2015
Meet Fastweb's 2016-2017 Student Contributor Team

Meet Fastweb's 2016-2017 Student Contributor Team

Back to school means back to business – in this case, it’s the launch of Fastweb’s annual Student Contributor series. The main item of business today: introducing you to this year’s ...

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 26, 2016
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
Steering Clear of Second Semester Setbacks

Steering Clear of Second Semester Setbacks

Second semester is your second chance to focus!

Diane Won
Published January 27, 2014
The Importance of Your Old Friends

The Importance of Your Old Friends

Ariana explains how you can merge your new friends with the old -- just in time for the holiday break at home.

By Ariana Pugh
Published December 2, 2011
How to Find & Obtain an On-Campus Job

How to Find & Obtain an On-Campus Job

An on-campus job has a multitude of benefits - use these tips to find yours today!

Bailey VanNatta
Published September 30, 2015
Senioritis: An Epidemic

Senioritis: An Epidemic

Lahela shares her frustrations with senioritis.

By Lahela Maxwell
Published September 25, 2012
Catching Some ZZZ’s

Catching Some ZZZ’s

Students are one of the most exhausted populations in the United States.

Laura Magerkurth
Published April 16, 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
College Fairs: A to Z

College Fairs: A to Z

A college fair is a rare opportunity to see many options on a table before you, like a buffet of colleges awaiting your application.

Maya Moritz
Published March 26, 2014
Working Out Your Workout Plan

Working Out Your Workout Plan

Raheem shares how to work out a workout plan at your school.

By Raheem Smith
Published February 1, 2012
Idle Hands: Making Extracurriculars a Priority

Idle Hands: Making Extracurriculars a Priority

Join something you really enjoy and stick with it.

Lahela Maxwell
Published October 26, 2012
What You Need to Know about Auditing a Class

What You Need to Know about Auditing a Class

Auditing a class is an under-utilized option that can enrich the college experiences of students in a multitude of situations.

Maya Moritz
Published January 6, 2016
Preparing for Admissions Interviews

Preparing for Admissions Interviews

Prepare yourself and be ready for anything the interviewer might ask.

Kaitlyn Specht
Published February 19, 2015
Finding Your Standardized Test Fit

Finding Your Standardized Test Fit

Advice from Kristen on finding which standardized test is perfect for you.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published August 16, 2011
Keeping in Touch with Family—You’ll Miss the Home-Cooked Meals

Keeping in Touch with Family—You’ll Miss the Home-Cooked Meals

Ann realizes the value college adds to family.

By Ann Mallick
Published April 5, 2012
The Early Decision Debate

The Early Decision Debate

Do your research to determine if you should be an early bird when it comes to college decisions.

Brandon Huffman
Published September 18, 2013
Resources to Help You Find a College Roommate

Resources to Help You Find a College Roommate

There are plenty of tools available to help you find a great college roommate - you just need to be aware of them!

Aggie Kallinicou
Published March 9, 2016
The Dorm Epidemic

The Dorm Epidemic

Don't catch the next bug -- follow Alaina's advice.

By Alaina Martini
Published October 13, 2011
New Year’s Resolutions to Resolve College Problems

New Year’s Resolutions to Resolve College Problems

It's surprising how many “problems” can be better categorized as inconveniences with very doable solutions.

Kristen Lemaster
Published January 8, 2013