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Are You the Bad Roommate?

Are You the Bad Roommate?

According to Conan O'Brien, “If you don’t have a weird roommate, you are the weird roommate."

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 21, 2017
20 DIY Dorm Room Projects

20 DIY Dorm Room Projects

You don't need to spend a fortune to have an awesome dorm room - DIY, instead!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 20, 2017
Savings: Big Brands' Best Back-to-School Sales

Savings: Big Brands' Best Back-to-School Sales

These top brands’ back to school sales allow you to set up your semester with style while saving.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 14, 2017
6 Fun & Exciting Summer Camps for Adults

6 Fun & Exciting Summer Camps for Adults

Recapture childhood nostalgia by attending a summer camp tailored to adults.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 14, 2017
Secretary of Education Sued by 18 States over Student Loan Protections

Secretary of Education Sued by 18 States over Student Loan Protections

DeVos pulls student loan protections; states react.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 7, 2017
Impressive Extracurriculars

Impressive Extracurriculars

When it comes to adding your extracurricular activities on your college applications, you definitely don’t want to leave blank space!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 3, 2017
College Apartment Packing Checklist

College Apartment Packing Checklist

Use this list to ensure you pack all the essentials!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 23, 2017
Essay Tips: 7 Tips on Writing an Effective Essay

Essay Tips: 7 Tips on Writing an Effective Essay

Essays can be crucial to admissions and scholarship decisions.

By The Fastweb Team
Published June 22, 2017
Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Make your list -- check it twice.

By Roxana Hadad
Published June 8, 2017
Harvard Rescinds Admission Offers for Inappropriate Facebook Posts

Harvard Rescinds Admission Offers for Inappropriate Facebook Posts

It's possible to lose your admissions status -- find out how.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 7, 2017
12 Tuition-Free Colleges

12 Tuition-Free Colleges

Going to college for free? That's music to our ears!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 1, 2017
12 Summer Bucket List Ideas for College & Grad Students

12 Summer Bucket List Ideas for College & Grad Students

There’s so much fun to be had during the summer months and you don’t want to miss out on all of the memories and experiences that come along with it!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 26, 2017
A Field Guide for First-Generation College Students

A Field Guide for First-Generation College Students

You're the first and you should be proud! 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 May 25, 2017
Clever Ways to Answer Pesky Questions About Post-Grad Plans

Clever Ways to Answer Pesky Questions About Post-Grad Plans

Combat the dreaded question with these comebacks.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 25, 2017
Amazing Student Apps

Amazing Student Apps

Smartphones and other devices have so much to offer students in terms of expanding and assisting with their education.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 16, 2017
Top Party Schools Ranked: 2016-2017

Top Party Schools Ranked: 2016-2017

Find out who landed the Princeton Review's number one party school spot this year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 15, 2017
Top 6 Cities for Recent College Graduates

Top 6 Cities for Recent College Graduates

Six metro areas stood out in a recent study as the top locations for new college graduates.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 11, 2017
20 Ways to Improve YOU This Summer

20 Ways to Improve YOU This Summer

Work toward improving yourself and, ultimately, achieving success within both your personal and professional life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 10, 2017
Nicki Minaj Promises Fans She’ll Pay for School on Twitter

Nicki Minaj Promises Fans She’ll Pay for School on Twitter

Minaj gives away $20K via Twitter.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 9, 2017
Conquering Boredom

Conquering Boredom

There are plenty of things to do for free!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 8, 2017