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Calming College Nerves

Calming College Nerves

You've already made it this far - things are going to be just fine!

Alison Graham
Published December 10, 2013
Top 10 Colleges with the Most Expensive Room & Board

Top 10 Colleges with the Most Expensive Room & Board

Out of nearly 1,100 ranked colleges that reported room and board costs for the 2013-2014 school year, some schools far surpassed the average rates, making U.S. News and World Report’s most expensive list.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 29, 2013
Move Over, Traditional Dorms. Luxury Housing Has Arrived!

Move Over, Traditional Dorms. Luxury Housing Has Arrived!

The housing is described as an "urban, upscale student housing concept designed to target mature undergrads and grad students."

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 9, 2013
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
School Support

School Support

Whether your issue is personal, health-related, financial or social, there’s likely somewhere on campus suited specially to assist you in your time of need.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 3, 2013
Nautical Dorm Room

Nautical Dorm Room

This nautical inspired dorm room was created on Polyvore.

Published June 28, 2012
Drama Queen Dorm Room

Drama Queen Dorm Room

This dramatic dorm room idea was created on Polyvore.

Published June 28, 2012
Making Contact with Your New Roommate

Making Contact with Your New Roommate

So here you are post graduation and with the arrival of the name and contact info of your new college roommate you’re already thinking (and worrying!) about going back. What if ...

By Leah Westfall
Published June 14, 2011
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
Roommates 101

Roommates 101

The roommate experience doesn't have to be awful--just follow these tips.

By Betsy Huang
Published April 21, 2009
Apartment Hunting Questions

Apartment Hunting Questions

Great! You've finally found a few available apartments and you've made an appointment to take a look. But what should you look for? When you're looking for the perfect apartment for ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published April 21, 2009
Residential Life: A Place to Live and Work

Residential Life: A Place to Live and Work

What it takes to be a Resident Assistant, one of the great part time jobs on campus.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 19, 2009
Survive Dorm Life: Rules to Live By

Survive Dorm Life: Rules to Live By

Where else can you make lasting friendships, have too many all-nighters and eat lots of ramen all under one roof? Dorms add a lot to the college experience, giving you the ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published June 3, 2008
Deal with Roommate Conflicts

Deal with Roommate Conflicts

The beginning of Laura Maxwell's experience at William Woods University was a little more stressful than she expected - thanks to a messy roommate. Her roommate's closet was a landfill spilling ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 3, 2008
Cope with Roommate Frustration: A Student Story

Cope with Roommate Frustration: A Student Story

Ali is finishing her freshman year at a large state university in the Midwest. The envelope with my roommate assignment arrived before my high school graduation and suddenly, college was a ...

By Ali Werd
Published June 5, 2007
Freshman Blog - The first week of college

Freshman Blog - The first week of college

The first week of college College isn't so bad. Actually, it's pretty awesome. I've been here for about a week. I honestly thought I would miss home like crazy and cry ...

By Angela Jimeno
Published June 5, 2007