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Finding the Right Scholarships

Finding the Right Scholarships

Read on to discover a few student tips to help you find scholarships that are right for your situation.

Ryan Smith, Student Contributor
Published December 14, 2017
Combating Senioritis

Combating Senioritis

You may be experiencing a student slump commonly known as "senioritis." Here's how to beat it.

Stella Santa Ana, Student Contributor
Published December 14, 2017
Student Job Applications & Resume Tips

Student Job Applications & Resume Tips

A student shares his experiences with his job search and resume creation.

Franco Camacho, Student Contributor
Published December 5, 2017
My Top 3 Collegiate First Semester Realizations

My Top 3 Collegiate First Semester Realizations

Here are the top three unconventional realizations you’ll experience in your first semester of college, no matter the school.

Cherish Recera, Student Contributor
Published December 5, 2017
Top 17 Articles of 2017

Top 17 Articles of 2017

In case you missed any of these, check out our users’ favorite content on Fastweb throughout the past year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 30, 2017
What a Typical College Day Looks Like

What a Typical College Day Looks Like

Peek at a day in the life of a college student, according to a college student.

Emma Lynch, Student Contributor
Published November 29, 2017
December College Checklist for Juniors

December College Checklist for Juniors

We know it's getting cold out, but don’t forget about your college search!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 28, 2017
December College Checklist for Seniors

December College Checklist for Seniors

There’s so much to do and the winter season is no exception.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 28, 2017
Could New Tax Plan Cost Graduate Students Thousands?

Could New Tax Plan Cost Graduate Students Thousands?

House passes tax bill -- what does it mean for grad students?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 22, 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 November 22, 2017
How to Best Organize Your Scholarship Search

How to Best Organize Your Scholarship Search

This article will give you tips on how to organize your scholarship search to maximize your efficiency and make the process a whole lot easier.

Stella Santa Ana, Student Contributor
Published November 13, 2017
Your Recipe for Job Search Success

Your Recipe for Job Search Success

Here is a list of the steps to getting a job…in the form of a cake recipe.

Nicole Manges, Student Contributor
Published November 13, 2017
Alternative Schooling Options

Alternative Schooling Options

Discover some of many alternative options for students dissatisfied and struggling with the traditional school environment.

Kaylen Phillips, Student Contributor
Published November 13, 2017
Holiday Break Recovery

Holiday Break Recovery

How do you fully recover after a series of difficult midterms and finals? There are a few tips that can help.

By Cherish Recera, Student Contributor
Published November 9, 2017
Why AP Courses Are So Important

Why AP Courses Are So Important

There are pros and cons to taking AP courses – read on to get the details and to help determine if taking them on is right for you.

By Ryan Smith, Student Contributor
Published November 9, 2017
Political Correctness on Campus

Political Correctness on Campus

There's a way to express your opinion while still respecting your peers in class.

Franco Camacho, Student Contributor
Published November 9, 2017
Common App Tips & Recommendations

Common App Tips & Recommendations

There are almost 700 colleges on the site, and it makes the college process much simpler.

Fastweb Staff
Published November 8, 2017
The Best Study Music: What to Listen to While Studying

The Best Study Music: What to Listen to While Studying

Whether you listen to any of these recommendations, Miley Cyrus, Tupac, or whatever else, it really doesn't make a difference - as long as it works.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2017
Brain Food: 20 Healthy, Affordable Study Snacks

Brain Food: 20 Healthy, Affordable Study Snacks

Many of these snacks are accessible in college meal programs - or anywhere else, for that matter.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2017
10 Things You Should Do Over Holiday Break

10 Things You Should Do Over Holiday Break

While there is some value in getting shuteye, there’s only so much rest necessary and, to be fair, you do have other, much more important things to do.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 5, 2017