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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
Figure It Out: Can You Afford Your College Choice?

Figure It Out: Can You Afford Your College Choice?

Laura provides advice on determining whether or not you can afford your first college choice.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published January 20, 2012
Graduates Must Learn To Budget

Graduates Must Learn To Budget

If you are like most students, you have dreamed of the day when you start earning your own money. The first thing you're going to do is to get your own ...

from "Young Money"
Published June 4, 2008
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
Most Common Majors of Billionaires

Most Common Majors of Billionaires

Apparently, the world's most influential billionaires have more in common than cash!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 21, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
Spring Semester Tips for High School Students

Spring Semester Tips for High School Students

Spring semester has arrived and, if you’re looking for a fresh start, you’re in luck!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 1, 2017
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
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
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
Your Major? Your Passion

Your Major? Your Passion

The best way to decide what to major in is to first know what you like to do and what is going to make you happy.

Alison Graham
Published October 3, 2013
High School Reflections

High School Reflections

Is this the best advice you've ever heard or what?

Alison Graham
Published April 8, 2013
Spring Break Caribbean Escapes

Spring Break Caribbean Escapes

Morro Castle in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 18, 2011
Homemade for the Holidays

Homemade for the Holidays

When it comes to thoughtfulness and affordability, nothing beats a great homemade item.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 4, 2016
Persistence Pays Off

Persistence Pays Off

Persistence requires patience but also ends in success.

By Molly Seltzer
Published April 23, 2007