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Stay Strong! Your Dream College Awaits

Stay Strong! Your Dream College Awaits

It is possible to see beyond the payments!

Diane Won
Published December 9, 2013
Finding Your Own Student Life

Finding Your Own Student Life

It may take a while to find a lifestyle that makes you happy, but know that all your classmates are searching alongside you.

Jamie Vincent
Published October 13, 2014
Fastweb Launches 2015-2016 Student Contributors Program

Fastweb Launches 2015-2016 Student Contributors Program

Discover, learn from and relate to articles written by students of all ages, from high school to graduate school, which share first-hand encounters with student issues that matter most.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 21, 2015
Navigating the Infinite Scholarship Search

Navigating the Infinite Scholarship Search

If you meet the qualifications, go for it; don’t waste time calculating your chances!

Paige Sheffield
Published January 31, 2014
5 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Finals Week a Success

5 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Finals Week a Success

Want to have a successful finals week? Fillow these five tips.

By Alaina Martini
Published December 5, 2011
High School Finals Study Tips

High School Finals Study Tips

Pressure begins to mount and stress accumulates quickly but you can avoid this with some quick prep tips!

Kaitlyn Specht
Published December 1, 2014
The Unwritten Rules of Unofficial College Social Media

The Unwritten Rules of Unofficial College Social Media

Unofficial college social media sites aren’t headed up by the school itself, but instead act as mouthpieces for students to vent, voice concerns, or even pay a compliment.

Laura Magerkurth
Published November 3, 2015
Anxiety Antidotes: From One Student to Another

Anxiety Antidotes: From One Student to Another

Don’t freak out! Try these student-tested tips to help simplify your stressors.

Alison Graham
Published October 10, 2012
Activities on College Applications Are a Must

Activities on College Applications Are a Must

It’s no secret that the competition to get into the most prestigious colleges is at its peak, which goes to say that activities on college apps has never been more necessary.

Christina Alfaro
Published January 14, 2015
What I Wish I’d Known Before College

What I Wish I’d Known Before College

Getting peer-to-peer advice can really help with the college transition.

Laura Magerkurth
Published April 7, 2014
Have You Selected the Right Major?

Have You Selected the Right Major?

Kizzy shares how to balance your passion with practicality.

By Kizzy Preston
Published February 14, 2012
Why Your Lack of Sleep Shouldn't Be a Source of Pride

Why Your Lack of Sleep Shouldn't Be a Source of Pride

Remember, sleep isn't for the weak...it's for everybody!

Laura Magerkurth
Published January 13, 2016
5 Budget Spring Break Ideas

5 Budget Spring Break Ideas

There are ways to have fun on a budget, like going with a group of friends to a family cabin. Surely, that’d be an unforgettable (and budget-friendly) week!

Samantha Starkey
Published March 6, 2015
Online vs. Classroom: Which Is Right for You?

Online vs. Classroom: Which Is Right for You?

Kizzy shares her insights on online versus classroom learning.

By Kizzy Preston
Published August 26, 2011
Planning for Success

Planning for Success

Here are some helpful hints, from one students to another, to ensure this semester is a success!

Kara Nelson
Published August 26, 2013
The Battle: College Applications vs. Academics

The Battle: College Applications vs. Academics

When it comes down to it, college applications and academics don’t have to battle. They can coexist and inspire one another.

Paige Sheffield
Published September 25, 2013
It’s a Rush

It’s a Rush

Kristen shares her experience of joining a sorority.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published May 1, 2012
Getting a Part-time Job as a Student

Getting a Part-time Job as a Student

Alongside extracurricular activities, a part-time job can help you appear as a well-rounded student; one that any college would absolutely love to have on their campus.

Bailey VanNatta
Published August 28, 2014
Making Yourself Stand Out - Before You Apply

Making Yourself Stand Out - Before You Apply

Follow Ariana's advice and stand out from the rest of the applicants.

By Ariana Pugh
Published October 18, 2011
Decisions, Decisions

Decisions, Decisions

Everyone's different, but that doesn't mean that you can't learn from others.

Lahela Maxwell
Published January 15, 2013