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My First Week of College

My First Week of College

There’s really no real way to avoid it besides taking it slow and embracing this once-in-a-lifetime moment: your first college move-in day.

Alison Graham
Published August 27, 2013
Phi Theta Kappa: An Honor to Belong

Phi Theta Kappa: An Honor to Belong

Clutching a white rose and an unlit white candle in my hand, I followed a procession of 35 inductees into the small auditorium. The audience stood up as we entered the ...

By Lisa Hardman
Published July 23, 2007
Hispanic Celebs Dish on College Advice

Hispanic Celebs Dish on College Advice

Ever look at successful people and wonder how they got there? Next Step asked five celebs their advice on how to have a successful college experience. Here’s what they want you ...

Next Step Magazine
Published June 8, 2007
Why You Need a Mentor

Why You Need a Mentor

Kizzy talks about her mentor and provides tips on finding a mentor of your own.

By Kizzy Preston
Published March 1, 2012
Become a Facebook Fan of Fastweb

Become a Facebook Fan of Fastweb

Before you hop online to update your status, find Fastweb on Facebook and become a fan of us today! Over 5,000 people already have! Our wall and posts have links to ...

Published June 26, 2009
Better Looking? Better Grades

Better Looking? Better Grades

Being a supermodel doesn't impact grade point average. Phew. Let’s all take a collective sigh of relief.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 14, 2016
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
Depression and the College Student

Depression and the College Student

It’s important to know there is help.

Kizzy Preston
Published February 12, 2013
Study Shows Binge Drinking Could Impact Brain Development in College Students

Study Shows Binge Drinking Could Impact Brain Development in College Students

Two college students drink alcohol.

Published June 2, 2011
Big Brands’ Best “Back to School” Sales EVER

Big Brands’ Best “Back to School” Sales EVER

These top big brands’ back to school sales this year allow you to set-up your semester with style.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 6, 2016
Teens on a Budget

Teens on a Budget

Let’s face it—the things required these days to raise a child are expensive. There are school fees, fashionable clothes, sports activities and more. The way to control some or all of ...

By Nigel Lane
Published June 8, 2007
How to Afford a Private University

How to Afford a Private University

You can afford to attend the school of your dreams - you just need to do a little extra legwork.

Bailey VanNatta
Published February 11, 2015
Sequester Sets In

Sequester Sets In

The sequester – a series of automatic government spending cuts – went into effect Friday, March 1st, without congressional action.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 1, 2013
Dealing with the Emotions of Leaving for College

Dealing with the Emotions of Leaving for College

Now that move-in day is around the corner, you may be experiencing some doubts about living on your own.

Jamie Vincent
Published August 26, 2014
Getting The Most out of College Visits

Getting The Most out of College Visits

Photo: University of Washington campus.

By Ariana Pugh
Published October 17, 2012
College Application Résumés 101

College Application Résumés 101

What should you include on your college application resume? Learn from Laura and see an example.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published December 6, 2011
Finding a Part-Time Job to Fit Your Schedule

Finding a Part-Time Job to Fit Your Schedule

There are many ways to earn extra money while in college!

Kizzy Preston
Published August 26, 2013
Study Session Strategies

Study Session Strategies

Developing a study skill set takes practice, but the basic principles are something every student should be familiar with.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 16, 2016
Shop for Dorm Essentials on FastWeb!

Shop for Dorm Essentials on FastWeb!

Heading back to school? Looking for gear to trick out your dorm room or off-campus apartment? Look no further. At the FastWeb Shop you'll find electronics, text books, bed and bath ...

Published July 23, 2009
Persistence Pays Off

Persistence Pays Off

Persistence requires patience but also ends in success.

By Molly Seltzer
Published April 23, 2007