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College Lessons: Outside the Classroom

College Lessons: Outside the Classroom

College may make you have realizations on a wide spectrum, from the profound to the downright ridiculous.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 22, 2012
Freshman Blog - Transition to College

Freshman Blog - Transition to College

So this is the end of one journey. It feels like everything in my life has closed its doors lately. The weird thing is usually one door closes and another one ...

By Angela Jimeno
Published June 5, 2007
Back to School Sales Tax Holiday: When to Shop in Your State

Back to School Sales Tax Holiday: When to Shop in Your State

Stock up on back to school supplies on these free sales tax days.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 27, 2016
College Milestones

College Milestones

Your first semester of college is sure to be one of the strangest and, hopefully, most fun times of your life.

Laura Magerkurth
Published November 11, 2013
Join the Conversation on FastWeb's Discussions

Join the Conversation on FastWeb's Discussions

Whether you’re looking for peer-to-peer advice or a place to share your experiences and vent, you’ve found it. For the first time, FastWeb users can talk to each other and chat ...

Published June 22, 2009
Prepping for College Over the Summer

Prepping for College Over the Summer

There's so much to do the summer before college begins!

McKenzie Nevins
Published March 11, 2015
Homework: A Family Affair

Homework: A Family Affair

Parents in school bond with children over homework.

By Lisa Hardman
Published March 23, 2007
College Admissions: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

College Admissions: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

Though the process can be divided into three steps, it may be somewhat different for every applicant.

Maya Moritz
Published February 26, 2014
Senior Year Cost WHAT?!

Senior Year Cost WHAT?!

Student contributor, Laura, details the costs of senior year in high school and how you can save.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published November 17, 2011
3 Resources for Your Scholarship Search

3 Resources for Your Scholarship Search

Here are some tips to navigate available resources and help you find the right scholarships.

Maya Moritz
Published March 23, 2015
Balancing Academics, Extracurriculars & Your College Search

Balancing Academics, Extracurriculars & Your College Search

While it can be difficult to manage your time as an involved student, it is an important task that can greatly affect your success in high school.

Brady Keane
Published September 3, 2014
You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone

You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone

Student contributor, Alaina, shares her feelings of homesickness.

By Alaina Martini
Published September 30, 2011
Organize an Auction or Raffle-- and Make Some Extra Cash

Organize an Auction or Raffle-- and Make Some Extra Cash

Tough times call for tough measures. If you don’t have time to get a part-time job, but need some extra cash, here’s an idea—conduct your own auction or raffle. First things ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published January 25, 2010
Roommate Options for College Freshman

Roommate Options for College Freshman

Roommates: You either love ‘em or you hate ‘em.

Alison Graham
Published March 10, 2014
How to Get a High School Internship

How to Get a High School Internship

Internships are an option that too few high school students consider. But they should.

Maya Moritz
Published September 9, 2014
Finding Out Where You Belong

Finding Out Where You Belong

College visits are, by far, the best way to decide where you belong.

Brandon Huffman
Published August 26, 2013
A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

Take a few deep breaths, we’re going to get through this!

Alison Graham
Published January 6, 2015
America Speaks: Higher Ed Must Change

America Speaks: Higher Ed Must Change

The general consensus among Americans is that the U.S. government should spend more on funding for higher education costs.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 29, 2012
Learning to Get Involved

Learning to Get Involved

Don't let high school slip by without getting involved and making memories.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published August 23, 2007
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Connect with Fastweb on Social Media

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Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 11, 2017