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21 Cool Items All College Students Can Use

21 Cool Items All College Students Can Use

We’ve found all of the stuff a college student could want – at the best prices!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 4, 2018
Adjusting to College Life

Adjusting to College Life

Adjusting to your new college life can seem a little overwhelming at times – and that’s okay. Following these tips can help you adjust quickly.

Mary Bellm, Student Contributor
Published August 27, 2018
What to Ask Your Future Roommate

What to Ask Your Future Roommate

May we suggest starting with the essentials and building a roommate relationship from there?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 20, 2018
Make Your Move-In Day Plan

Make Your Move-In Day Plan

To maximize the exciting factor and minimizing the less desirable aspects, it’s best to prepare as early as possible for any given scenario.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 20, 2018
Poor Grades? Blame Your Roommate

Poor Grades? Blame Your Roommate

Not happy with your GPA? You may be able to blame it on your roommate.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 5, 2018
Fastweb Roommate Horror Stories

Fastweb Roommate Horror Stories

Fastweb users share their roommate horror stories for back to school season.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 1, 2018
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 1, 2018
Are You the Bad Roommate?

Are You the Bad Roommate?

According to Conan O'Brien, “If you don’t have a weird roommate, you are the weird roommate."

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 21, 2018
College Dorm Packing Checklist

College Dorm Packing Checklist

Follow this list to help ensure you've packed all the essentials without over packing.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 11, 2018
Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Make your list -- check it twice.

By Fastweb Staff
Published July 11, 2018
20 DIY College Dorm Room & Apartment Projects

20 DIY College Dorm Room & Apartment Projects

You don't need to spend a fortune to have an awesome college space- DIY, instead!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 11, 2018
Budget Savvy Back to School Shopping

Budget Savvy Back to School Shopping

Learn how to shop smarter so you can save on all your back-to-school shopping!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 9, 2018
Roommate Rehab

Roommate Rehab

Avoid letting your issues snowball and you both become frustrated.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 8, 2018
6 Schools That’ll Make You Feel Like You’re at Hogwarts

6 Schools That’ll Make You Feel Like You’re at Hogwarts

Check out six real life magically picturesque schools that’ll make you feel like you’ve crossed over into the wizarding world.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 28, 2018
College Roommates: What to Expect

College Roommates: What to Expect

Will your college roommate make you or break you?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 17, 2018
Pros & Cons of Friends as Roommates

Pros & Cons of Friends as Roommates

It's up to you to determine which side you agree with most and what's best, given your particular situation.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 7, 2018
Future College Roommates and Facebook

Future College Roommates and Facebook

Maybe the saying is “curiosity killed the cat” for a reason.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 6, 2018
Adjusting to Campus Life

Adjusting to Campus Life

College is different for everyone. Here's how to make the most of your campus experience.

Emma Lynch, Student Contributor
Published September 14, 2017
How I Survived a Week with 30,000 People

How I Survived a Week with 30,000 People

While orientation made the campus feel smaller, the first week made everything turn gigantic again when all the students were finally on campus.

Cherish Recera, Student Contributor
Published September 5, 2017
Coping with a Bad Roommate

Coping with a Bad Roommate

When your roommate is a nightmare, you can choose to deal with it in different ways. Choose wisely!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 31, 2017