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Competition of College Applications

Competition of College Applications

College application season is not meant to force you to show-and-tell on demand, become competitive or put you on the defensive.

Riley Harrison
Published November 9, 2015
Should I Apply Early Decision/Early Action?

Should I Apply Early Decision/Early Action?

Get the facts on applying Early Decision/Early Action in order to make the most informed decision on which type of application you should submit.

Aggie Kallinicou
Published November 3, 2015
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
Balancing School & Your Part-Time Job

Balancing School & Your Part-Time Job

Time management tips and tricks don’t always work the same way for everyone.

Madison Sheldrake
Published November 3, 2015
Creating Work-Life Balance during Your First Semester of College

Creating Work-Life Balance during Your First Semester of College

How do you determine the right work-life balance while in college?

Maya Moritz
Published November 3, 2015
10 Wise Things to Do Over Your Holiday Breaks

10 Wise Things to Do Over Your Holiday Breaks

Make your holiday breaks from school count, personally and professionally, by taking on smart tasks.

Ashley Paskill
Published November 3, 2015
8 Ways to Fight Scholarship Fatigue

8 Ways to Fight Scholarship Fatigue

Applying for scholarships is a time consuming and frustrating business, but it is worth it in the end.

Madison Sheldrake
Published October 6, 2015
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
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 College Student's Guide to Safe Socialization

The College Student's Guide to Safe Socialization

Blacking out—becoming so drunk that you can’t remember some or all of the events that happened while you were drinking—is frequently portrayed in the media as a fairly common, harmless occurrence. In reality, it’s quite serious.

Laura Magerkurth
Published September 14, 2015
Adjusting to Life in the Dorms

Adjusting to Life in the Dorms

It’s almost impossible to live in the same space with someone for an entire semester and not feel annoyed with them at some point.

McKenzie Nevins
Published September 10, 2015
Dealing with Homesickness in College

Dealing with Homesickness in College

It's important to know how to manage your symptoms if and when the homesick blues affect you!

McKenzie Nevins
Published September 10, 2015
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
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
Is Studying Abroad Right for You?

Is Studying Abroad Right for You?

You don’t have to have the personality of a globetrotting 30-year-old to study abroad.

Maya Moritz
Published August 21, 2015
A Guide to Communicating Well with Your Teachers

A Guide to Communicating Well with Your Teachers

Communicating with your teachers doesn't have to be scary, in fact, it can be quite pleasant!

Madison Sheldrake
Published August 21, 2015
Stopping Senioritis Before It Starts

Stopping Senioritis Before It Starts

Seniors, stop your senioritis before it even starts!

Riley Harrison
Published August 21, 2015
Getting to Know Your New Roommate

Getting to Know Your New Roommate

This task doesn't have to be as scary as you think, it can actually be quite simple!

Bailey VanNatta
Published August 21, 2015
5 Ideas for Extra College Cash Flow

5 Ideas for Extra College Cash Flow

You can find unique ways to make extra money in college - you just have to think creatively!

Ashley Paskill
Published August 20, 2015
5 Ways Studying Abroad Will Change Your Life

5 Ways Studying Abroad Will Change Your Life

Study abroad is more than beneficial – it’s life-changing and in more ways than one.

McKenzie Nevins
Published August 20, 2015