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How to Write your Personal Statement in Four Easy Steps

How to Write your Personal Statement in Four Easy Steps

Ann simplifies writing your personal statement for college applications in four easy steps.

By Ann Mallick
Published December 5, 2011
To Pledge or Not to Pledge: Pros and Cons of Frat Life

To Pledge or Not to Pledge: Pros and Cons of Frat Life

Dante highlights the pros and cons of Greek life.

By Dante Jordan
Published November 17, 2011
6 Lessons Learned During My Internship

6 Lessons Learned During My Internship

Alison shares her advice for students seeking internships.

By Alison Graham
Published April 17, 2013
What to Expect on Your First Day of Class in College

What to Expect on Your First Day of Class in College

Ensure you make the most of your classes and professors, starting from your very first day of each course.

Maya Moritz
Published September 8, 2015
13 Ways to Not Be Awkward in College

13 Ways to Not Be Awkward in College

It's time to bust out of your awkward teenage years, and Kristen can help.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published September 1, 2011
College Application Résumé Sample

College Application Résumé Sample

Sample of a college application resume.

Published December 6, 2011
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
7 Mistakes First Time Job Seekers Make

7 Mistakes First Time Job Seekers Make

Kizzy warns first-time job seekers of common mistakes that they should avoid.

By Kizzy Preston
Published September 19, 2011
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
500 Words, No Problem: 5 Tips for Staying Within the Admissions Essay Word Limit

500 Words, No Problem: 5 Tips for Staying Within the Admissions Essay Word Limit

Follow Kizzy's advice for a great college admissions essay.

By Kizzy Preston
Published November 2, 2011
How You Will Feel After Graduation

How You Will Feel After Graduation

Laura shares her feelings of high school graduation.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published May 17, 2012
The Stages of Senioritis

The Stages of Senioritis

Senioritis is one of the toughest battles any senior faces in high school.

Alison Graham
Published January 29, 2013
College Safety 101

College Safety 101

Knowing these safety concerns and how to protect yourself can allow you to have a safe and happy college experience.

Kara Nelson
Published April 17, 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
Smartphones a Must for College Students?

Smartphones a Must for College Students?

Alaina thinks smartphones are a must-have for college students. Find out why.

By Alaina Martini
Published January 19, 2012
5 Things You Should Know About the SAT

5 Things You Should Know About the SAT

What you should know about the test that everyone dreads – the SAT.

Brandon Huffman
Published March 18, 2013
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
So What Advice Would You Give an Underclassman?

So What Advice Would You Give an Underclassman?

A high school senior shares her high school advice for underclassmen.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published September 7, 2011
7 Tips to Get Into the College of Your Dreams

7 Tips to Get Into the College of Your Dreams

Follow these seven pieces of advice to get into your dream school.

By Dante Jordan
Published October 26, 2011
3 Great Reasons to Procrastinate

3 Great Reasons to Procrastinate

Procrastination can actually be a useful tool in surviving college life.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 10, 2014