Student Life and Other College Resources | Recently Popular Articles - Fastweb

Home / Student Life / Student Life Articles

Student Life Articles

Displaying 1 - 20 of 985
Spring Break for Cheap

Spring Break for Cheap

So you’re working to pay for college but all your mind seems to focus on is sun, beaches and well, babes? Of course your body has taken a mental vacation, you’ve ...

By Leah Westfall
Published March 4, 2010
European Spring Break

European Spring Break

Europe spring break isn't as expensive as you think.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 18, 2011
Help Out Locally this Spring Break

Help Out Locally this Spring Break

How do you want to feel after spring break? Sun burnt, dehydrated and broke? Doesn’t sound like the best way to start off a new semester. How about fulfilled, thankful and ...

By Leah Westfall
Published February 18, 2011
Do More in Central America

Do More in Central America

A local woman in Central America.

By Leah Westfall
Published February 22, 2011
Alternative Ways to Spend Your Spring Break

Alternative Ways to Spend Your Spring Break

Use your alternative spring break to amp up your job search.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 7, 2017
Make the Most of Spring Break

Make the Most of Spring Break

Unfortunately, admission officers don’t grant admission based on social and pop culture awareness.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 6, 2017
Student Pays $14,309 Tuition Payment in $1 Bills

Student Pays $14,309 Tuition Payment in $1 Bills

University of Colorado -- Boulder

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 24, 2011
Interns Give Voice to Homeless

Interns Give Voice to Homeless

Photo Courtesy of Underheard in New York.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 18, 2011
The Endangered Multi-Sport Athlete

The Endangered Multi-Sport Athlete

The endangered multi-sport athlete and today's reality.

By Richard Pound
Published April 21, 2009
Best Beach Towns in the U.S.

Best Beach Towns in the U.S.

Explore spring break destinations in the U.S.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 18, 2011
Spring Break Caribbean Escapes

Spring Break Caribbean Escapes

Morro Castle in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 18, 2011
Spring Break Means Spring Training

Spring Break Means Spring Training

Plan your spring break around spring training.

By Leah Westfall
Published February 18, 2011
Leadership Matters: Why Getting Involved is Essential

Leadership Matters: Why Getting Involved is Essential

Students who demonstrate leadership abilities have a leg up with colleges, universities and employers because, like Superbowl tickets in January, leadership qualities are in demand. Leading the pack is not always ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 4, 2008
The Entitled Athlete

The Entitled Athlete

Emulating professional athletes is not always a good idea.

By Richard Pound
Published April 21, 2009
NCAA's Clearinghouse Rules - Who's Looking Out for the Student-Athlete?

NCAA's Clearinghouse Rules - Who's Looking Out for the Student-Athlete?

Who's Looking Out for the Student Athlete?

By Richard Pound
Published April 21, 2009
Make a Difference: Spring Break Service Trips

Make a Difference: Spring Break Service Trips

Make a difference on a spring break service trip.

By Roxana Hadad
Published April 21, 2009
Ways for your College Student to Spend Summer Break

Ways for your College Student to Spend Summer Break

For college students, summer break is a chance to get caught up in coursework, earn money for the next semester, prepare for their career or simply relax and reconnect with friends ...

By UniversityParent.com
Published June 10, 2009
Students Add Up Their Worst Gifts Received

Students Add Up Their Worst Gifts Received

Horrific clothing, household items, secondhand things, unwanted gift certificates and coupons to classes we’d never take. We’ve all gotten holiday presents we swear we never asked for but some can be ...

By Leah Westfall
Published December 15, 2010
Foursquare Available at All Colleges

Foursquare Available at All Colleges

Foursquare is a virtual tool for exploring your city and sharing your location with friends and family. The app, available to smartphone users, enables you to “check in” at various restaurants, ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 4, 2011
Success Stories from Nontraditional Students

Success Stories from Nontraditional Students

Below are just a few of the stories FastWeb members who are nontraditional, returning, students have shared: "The greatest challenge I faced was fitting in with the other students. I felt ...

Published June 4, 2008