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5 Black Colleges That Changed America

5 Black Colleges That Changed America

Discover five black colleges that made a big impact on the U.S.

Adam Starr, MonsterCollege
Published February 8, 2010
First Things First: Passion or Practicality?

First Things First: Passion or Practicality?

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" This was easy to answer when we were kids: "I want to be a ballerina. An astronaut. A racecar driver. A ...

By Kerry Martin
Published September 4, 2008
How to Narrow Down College Choices

How to Narrow Down College Choices

A student gives his account of narrowing down college choices.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published April 2, 2013
Epiphany at the Bookstore

Epiphany at the Bookstore

A student shares her college search experience. How do you relate?

Published June 5, 2007
How to Handle the Final Load

How to Handle the Final Load

It’s like the professors and university are torturing you. December means holiday celebrations, a break from school and time at home with your family. But December also means two of the ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published December 2, 2015
AP Courses - Accept the Challenge

AP Courses - Accept the Challenge

To improve the college search process, look into advanced placement courses.

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published September 4, 2008
Tranferring from a Four-Year to a Four-Year School

Tranferring from a Four-Year to a Four-Year School

Be certain that transferring colleges is the right move for you.

By Bridget Kulla
Published October 5, 2010
Smarten Up Over Holiday Break

Smarten Up Over Holiday Break

We get it—you’re strapped for time during the regular semester and you just want to enjoy your holiday time off. But there’s something to be said for making the most of ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published November 19, 2010
Ask an Expert: What Should I Major In?

Ask an Expert: What Should I Major In?

An expert answers tough questions on choosing majors.

By Peter Vogt
Published October 4, 2010
Top 10 Fall College Campuses

Top 10 Fall College Campuses

Fall is the best time to start your college visits. Start with these beautiful campuses.

By Kathryn Knight
Published August 9, 2016
Break the Mold: Unique College Choices

Break the Mold: Unique College Choices

When it comes to your college search, break the mold with unique college choices.

By Emilie LeBeau
Published March 9, 2009
Should You Submit an Early Application?

Should You Submit an Early Application?

Find out if you should submit an early application.

By Katherine L. Cohen, PhD
Published March 12, 2009
Undecided is Not a Major

Undecided is Not a Major

When it comes to college, undecided is not a major.

By the About USM Team
Published September 2, 2009
Ask an Expert: Will My Degree Get Me a Job?

Ask an Expert: Will My Degree Get Me a Job?

Many college students ask "how do you plan academics around a career?"

By Peter Vogt, Monster Career Coach
Published February 24, 2015
How to Nail Your College Admissions Interview

How to Nail Your College Admissions Interview

Does the prospect of talking face-to-face with admissions officers give you fits? Before your nerves get the better of you, learn what to expect - and how to ace your college ...

By Mike Pugh
Published June 3, 2008
Everyday SAT Prep

Everyday SAT Prep

There are many parts of a successful college application, the most important of which is high school grades. The second most important part is the SAT score. The SAT is typically ...

The Fastweb Team
Published August 5, 2016
Behind the Rankings

Behind the Rankings

U.S. News & World Report. The Princeton Review. The sheer number of college rating systems published around this time of year can be downright dizzying. Some rankings rate doctoral programs. Others ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 9, 2007
What is Early Decision/Early Action?

What is Early Decision/Early Action?

Before you apply for early decision, make sure you've made the right decision.

By Roxana Hadad and Tavia Evans
Published August 29, 2016
CLEP: College Credit for Life Experience

CLEP: College Credit for Life Experience

The CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) is a test that grants college credit to students based on knowledge learned through professional experience, independent study, adult courses or advanced high school courses. The ...

By Chris Diehl
Published March 5, 2009
Tour Stanford University on Fastweb

Tour Stanford University on Fastweb

Never leave your home for a college tour when you can tour Stanford University on FastWeb.

Published July 24, 2009