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Tips from a Scholarship Winner

Tips from a Scholarship Winner

Before financial aid, loans, and grants, scholarships are the best thing to help you pay for college fees because it's basically free money!

Christina Alfaro
Published September 30, 2014
Jump Start Your Semester

Jump Start Your Semester

There are so many tasks to remember to accomplish – how can a student be expected to remember everything?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
Holidays and Headaches

Holidays and Headaches

Though you’re excited to see everyone and you’ve missed them terribly, relatives tend to make this time a little more stressful than it needs to be.

Sabrina McPherson
Published October 28, 2014
A Field Guide for First-Generation College Students

A Field Guide for First-Generation College Students

The truth is that students should embrace their first-generation status, as it may actually give them an edge in the college admissions process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 22, 2013
The List is Out: Top 10 Party Schools of 2013

The List is Out: Top 10 Party Schools of 2013

Fastweb counts down the Princeton Review's top 10 party schools.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 24, 2012
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
Fastweb Celebrates Sweet 16, Surveys 16-Year-Old Fastwebbers

Fastweb Celebrates Sweet 16, Surveys 16-Year-Old Fastwebbers

This year, Fastweb is celebrating its sweet 16, and to mark our major milestone, we wanted to find out a little bit more about our 16-year-old Fastwebbers. In a survey distributed ...

Published May 23, 2011
Steps to Acceptance: Getting Off the Deferral List

Steps to Acceptance: Getting Off the Deferral List

Don't panic if you've been deferred from the college of your dreams! Instead, become proactive to ensure you get off that deferral list, building a stronger application one step at a time.

Kaitlyn Specht
Published December 26, 2014
Friendship Deal Breakers

Friendship Deal Breakers

Who needs enemies when you have friends like these?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 15, 2013
A College Student's Complete Guide to Finding & Leasing Off-Campus Housing

A College Student's Complete Guide to Finding & Leasing Off-Campus Housing

Fastweb has you covered with this all-inclusive college housing and apartment guide to help you through the process, from start to finish.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
Overweight and Underestimated

Overweight and Underestimated

Burmeister suggested that the prejudice was based on the thinking that overweight candidates tend to lack self-control or the capacity for hard work.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 11, 2013
Academic Freedom vs. Adult Content

Academic Freedom vs. Adult Content

Teachers have academic rights but students do, too.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 27, 2012
Finding a Part-Time Job to Fit Your Schedule

Finding a Part-Time Job to Fit Your Schedule

There are many ways to earn extra money while in college!

Kizzy Preston
Published August 26, 2013
How to Avoid Summer Brain Drain

How to Avoid Summer Brain Drain

It is important to keep your academic curiosity and vocabulary sharp throughout the summer.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published July 7, 2014
ACT Now If You Haven't Already SAT for a Test

ACT Now If You Haven't Already SAT for a Test

Student contributor, Laura, urges juniors and seniors to start thinking about standardized tests now.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published September 16, 2011
375 Colleges Still Accepting Applications

375 Colleges Still Accepting Applications

Find out which 375 colleges are still taking applications.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 3, 2012
Social Tips for the Introvert

Social Tips for the Introvert

The thought of going to campus events on your own is a little intimidating, but you’ll probably run into at least one friendly face from class while you’re there.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 7, 2013
Textbook Tips: Buying & Saving

Textbook Tips: Buying & Saving

It’s time to end the textbook torments!

Laura Magerkurth
Published August 28, 2014
The Fight for Financial Aid

The Fight for Financial Aid

Merit-based aid often results in bidding wars for higher achieving students.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 8, 2013
Preparing for a Successful Job Interview

Preparing for a Successful Job Interview

Making a careless mistake during the interview process can cost you everything, so preparation is key!

Kizzy Preston
Published November 11, 2013