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

Home / Student Life / Student Life Articles

Student Life Articles

Displaying 41 - 60 of 952
Five Health Mistakes College Students Make

Five Health Mistakes College Students Make

Don't spend more time in the campus health clinic than in the classroom this school year. Avoid these common campus health mistakes. 1. Not washing your hands enough - With so ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 4, 2014
Survive Dorm Life: Rules to Live By

Survive Dorm Life: Rules to Live By

Where else can you make lasting friendships, have too many all-nighters and eat lots of ramen all under one roof? Dorms add a lot to the college experience, giving you the ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published June 3, 2008
9 Ways to Prepare for Finals

9 Ways to Prepare for Finals

You totally don’t want to think about it right now, but finals are just around the corner. That means you can add studying for them to your already vast to-do list. ...

By Alexandra Mayzler
Published June 5, 2007
Surviving Family During the Holidays

Surviving Family During the Holidays

During the holiday season, we’re inundated with messages about how much the family means. However, when your mother enforces your 10 p.m. high school curfew after months of staying up until ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 19, 2010
Learn to Love Your New City

Learn to Love Your New City

So, you’ve made the big move to a new city! Whether you’ve moved for college, a new job, or a summer internship, getting acclimated to your surroundings is often the key ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published September 10, 2010
How the New iPhone 3.0 Can Make You Smarter

How the New iPhone 3.0 Can Make You Smarter

Photo courtesy of Apple. http://www.apple.com/iphone/why-iphone/

By Sandra Guy
Published June 17, 2009
11 Sexy Scholarships

11 Sexy Scholarships

Scholarships are often thought of as useful, helpful, and earned but have you ever thought of them as sexy? On July 27, 2010 U.S. News & World Report published an online ...

By Leah Westfall
Published July 28, 2010
Don't Pay for Textbooks: Organize a Book Swap

Don't Pay for Textbooks: Organize a Book Swap

Tired of giving all your cash to the campus bookstore? Angry about the high prices they charge for even used books? Well, you and your friends don’t have to take it ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published January 25, 2010
The ROTC Option

The ROTC Option

If your teen is willing to work hard in return to get someone else to pay for college, he or she can consider enrolling in Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, or ROTC. ...

By Laura Jeanne Hammond
Published June 4, 2008
Entertaining for the Holidays on a Budget

Entertaining for the Holidays on a Budget

Sometimes, the family you have isn’t just related to you by blood. Rather, your idea of family extends to the friends you’ve made at school. The holiday months, therefore, not only ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 19, 2010
StarReviews Gives Fastweb 5 of 6 Stars

StarReviews Gives Fastweb 5 of 6 Stars

Since 2005, StarReviews has been ranking websites and software and services as well as providing online shoppers with a vast amount of savings opportunities with coupons. Recently, StarReviews released its 2011 ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 10, 2011
Budgeting for Graduate Applications

Budgeting for Graduate Applications

If you're considering graduate school, then you're probably considering the cost of graduate school as well. But what many students overlook is the cost of applying to grad school. Depending on ...

By Elisa Kronish
Published June 4, 2008
How to File your Federal Income Tax Return for Free

How to File your Federal Income Tax Return for Free

Many college students file federal income tax returns on their own for the first time in college. This can be a little intimidating, but it doesn't need to be. After all, ...

Mark Kantrowitz
Published February 4, 2010
Super Easy Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies

Super Easy Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies

Whether you're celebrating a specific holiday or simply the break from school, you can indulge with these Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies by Paula Deen, found on foodnetwork.com. You don't have to ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 29, 2016
Live With Your Parents After Graduation?

Live With Your Parents After Graduation?

If you’re thinking about moving back home with your parents after graduation or have already done so, ask yourself this: Do the pros not only outweigh the cons, but substantially so? ...

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published April 21, 2009
Freshman Blog - The first week of college

Freshman Blog - The first week of college

The first week of college College isn't so bad. Actually, it's pretty awesome. I've been here for about a week. I honestly thought I would miss home like crazy and cry ...

By Angela Jimeno
Published June 5, 2007
Arne Duncan Encourages Students to Serve

Arne Duncan Encourages Students to Serve

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan asked audience members to join in the fight for education reform at the Phillips Brooks House Association’s annual Robert Coles “Call of Service” Lecture and Award ...

Published October 27, 2010
The Challenge: Finding Time to Study

The Challenge: Finding Time to Study

Tackle study time throughout your daily routine.

By Debbi Stumpf
Published April 21, 2009
What To Do If You Can't Get Home for the Holidays

What To Do If You Can't Get Home for the Holidays

Snowed in? Flights too expensive? Mom and dad took off on an exotic getaway? Scheduled to work? There are a few reasons you may not be able to get home for ...

By Leah Westfall
Published November 29, 2010
Helping Your Student Get the Spring Semester Off to the Right Start

Helping Your Student Get the Spring Semester Off to the Right Start

Help your kid start the semester right.

By UniversityParent.com
Published April 21, 2009