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Depression Hits College Campuses Hard

Depression Hits College Campuses Hard

Recently, the American College Health Association (ACHA) published the results of their National College Health Assessment. The report revealed that 91.7% of students felt their state of health was good, very ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published December 22, 2010
Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for 2011

Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for 2011

Fastweb isn't just counting down to the New Year--we're counting down the top 10 New Year's resolutions on college campuses for 2011. Did your resolution make the list? 10. Become Better ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 19, 2010
College Apartment Packing Checklist

College Apartment Packing Checklist

Use this list to ensure you pack all the essentials!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 31, 2016
Best Smartphone Apps for Students

Best Smartphone Apps for Students

Photo Courtesy of Apple.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 3, 2011
A History of Protest: Students Act Out Against Rising Fees

A History of Protest: Students Act Out Against Rising Fees

London student protests on December 9th. Photo attribution to judyboo on flickr.

By Kathryn Knight
Published December 22, 2010
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 Making it Count
Published April 21, 2009
Party On at America's Top Party Schools

Party On at America's Top Party Schools

Just before the school year begins, the Princeton Review always makes it a point to release the all-you-need-to-know info on the nation's best, worst and most happening college campuses. Of course, ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published August 5, 2010
Toughing Out Really  Difficult Classes

Toughing Out Really Difficult Classes

The good and bad things of life lie on a spectrum. At the top: scoring the winning goal in a hockey game, baking a perfect soufflé, giving someone a gift they’ve ...

By Molly Seltzer
Published June 5, 2007
Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for College Students

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for College Students

With the popularity of social media websites for college students, comes usage warnings and advice for best practices. In addition to the typical warnings college students hear, many are also getting ...

By UniversityParent.com
Published June 18, 2009
To Go Greek or Not to Go Greek. That is the Question.

To Go Greek or Not to Go Greek. That is the Question.

Maybe it was delivered to your mailbox. Maybe you saw it on a poster. Maybe a friend told you about it. You have a choice to make about the upcoming rush ...

By Chris Diehl
Published January 4, 2012
Money Tips Students Wish They'd Known

Money Tips Students Wish They'd Known

Fastwebbers share their advice on money management and savings.

By Fastweb
Published April 21, 2009
Roommates 101

Roommates 101

The roommate experience doesn't have to be awful--just follow these tips.

By Betsy Huang
Published April 21, 2009
Major Retailers Holiday Return Policies to Know

Major Retailers Holiday Return Policies to Know

Wrong size, wrong color or just plain ugly? While you're probably feeling thankful for gifts you've received this holiday season, you can also feel thankful for the option to return them ...

By Leah Westfall
Published December 14, 2012
Residential Life: A Place to Live and Work

Residential Life: A Place to Live and Work

What it takes to be a Resident Assistant, one of the great part time jobs on campus.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 19, 2009
All They Want for Christmas is a College Education

All They Want for Christmas is a College Education

Think the teen you’re shopping for has everything they could ever want? You may want to think again. Don’t head to the mall to search out a gift that will probably ...

By Leah Westfall
Published December 15, 2010
Would You Major in Lady Gaga?

Would You Major in Lady Gaga?

Photo Courtesy of ladygaga.com

By Kathryn Knight
Published December 3, 2010
Students and Legislators Fight Against Textbook Costs

Students and Legislators Fight Against Textbook Costs

For students, it’s not uncommon to feel like they’re getting hit from all sides, and when it comes to paying for college, the feeling may hold some truth. Besides the obvious ...

By Leah Westfall
Published March 29, 2010
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 May 31, 2016
Are You Over Scheduled?

Are You Over Scheduled?

Feeling too busy to do anything? You may be overscheduled.

By Stephen Borowski
Published April 21, 2009
Student Advice on Freshman Year

Student Advice on Freshman Year

Gain helpful student advice on freshman year from students nationwide, who share their personal experiences.

Fastweb Staff
Published April 5, 2017