Student Life and Other College Resources | Most Viewed Articles - Fastweb

Home / Student Life / Student Life Articles

Student Life Articles

Displaying 381 - 400 of 981
Juggling 101

Juggling 101

The baby needs to be fed and my toddler just smeared chocolate chips all over the couch. My daughters and their friends run through the house leaving a trail of clutter ...

Published June 5, 2007
Realities versus Perceptions of the Job Market

Realities versus Perceptions of the Job Market

Graduating students have unrealistic expectations regarding their post-graduation jobs, according to one survey.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 9, 2013
Examining the College Journey

Examining the College Journey

The freedom that you’ll have once you arrive on campus is unlike anything you’ve ever known, but there are some aspects of this liberty that may surprise you.

Laura Magerkurth
Published September 10, 2013
December College Checklist for Juniors

December College Checklist for Juniors

We know it's getting cold out, but don’t forget about your college search!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 30, 2016
Be a Social Networking Sleuth

Be a Social Networking Sleuth

Use social networks to get a good look at the school you're interested in.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published March 23, 2012
Alcohol Awareness Month: 4 Facts You Need to Know

Alcohol Awareness Month: 4 Facts You Need to Know

Get the facts for Alcohol Awareness Month.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 30, 2016
Attractive Students Get Higher Grades, According to Study

Attractive Students Get Higher Grades, According to Study

The study found that, in comparing students with similar academic qualifications and abilities, those deemed “physically attractive” tend to earn better grades – from both male and female professors.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 19, 2016
How to Make Friends Before Getting to Campus

How to Make Friends Before Getting to Campus

Making new friends in college can be intimidating but there are always ways to gain a head start.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 27, 2017
A Few Minor Problems

A Few Minor Problems

Raheem shares his experience as a 17-year-old in his freshman year of college.

By Raheem Smith
Published March 5, 2012
AP Classes: It’s About More than Credit

AP Classes: It’s About More than Credit

The definition of "Advanced Placement" is not "impossible.”

Paige Sheffield
Published November 25, 2013
My Scholarship Search

My Scholarship Search

Someone always wins - why can't it be you?

Paige Sheffield
Published October 24, 2013
College Life Versus the "Real" World

College Life Versus the "Real" World

In the "real" world, it is very possible to find yourself in a job you don’t like, surrounded by coworkers you don’t like, longing for your old college days.

Kizzy Preston
Published October 9, 2013
The Beginning of Senior Year: A Farewell to the Fledgling

The Beginning of Senior Year: A Farewell to the Fledgling

On my first day of school, I feel a tingling in my fingers as I search through my closet for my black dress. I usually wear this gloomy-colored attire to funerals, ...

Published June 5, 2007
The Best Ways to Deal with a Crazy Roommate

The Best Ways to Deal with a Crazy Roommate

Tips for getting along with college roommates.

By The Fastweb Team
Published August 31, 2017
Student Splits $40K Scholarship between Other Applicants

Student Splits $40K Scholarship between Other Applicants

Allan Guei wins the free throw contest. Photo: highschool.rivals.com.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 5, 2011
Finding Your Perfect Roommate Situation

Finding Your Perfect Roommate Situation

Sometimes, students discover that rooming with a stranger is better than they ever expected. Suddenly, you're like two peas in a pod!

Laura Magerkurth
Published February 7, 2014
Whose Your Landlord?

Whose Your Landlord?

It’s time to take back power from the landlords, once and for all!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 14, 2016
Harvard Rescinds Admission Offers for Inappropriate Facebook Posts

Harvard Rescinds Admission Offers for Inappropriate Facebook Posts

It's possible to lose your admissions status -- find out how.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 7, 2017
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
Resources to Help You Find a College Roommate

Resources to Help You Find a College Roommate

There are plenty of tools available to help you find a great college roommate - you just need to be aware of them!

Aggie Kallinicou
Published March 9, 2016