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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
A New Look at Campus Orientation

A New Look at Campus Orientation

College orientation sessions are important because they help entering students learn about the culture and expectations of an institution and the many programs it offers. "Orientation is a time for a ...

By Sandra Guy
Published June 2, 2008
Back to School in the 90’s: What Was Hot?

Back to School in the 90’s: What Was Hot?

[photo:1158855] As you’re preparing for back to school this year, you already know there are certain must haves – from iPads to fashion – that just make this year so….2010. But ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published June 17, 2010
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
Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Going Back to School

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Going Back to School

A returning student reflects back on her decision to go back to school.

By Lisa Hardman
Published January 23, 2007
College Tips for Nontraditional Students

College Tips for Nontraditional Students

Balancing school and family as an adult student can be tough.

By Kathleen Carmichael, Ph.D.
Published April 21, 2009
Should You Take a Year Off After Graduation?

Should You Take a Year Off After Graduation?

Taking a year off after college is more popular than ever.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published April 21, 2009
The Next Great Odyssey

The Next Great Odyssey

High school is a journey--what have you taken away from your experience?

By Kristin Drew
Published November 23, 2007
The Hard Reality of Being a High School Senior

The Hard Reality of Being a High School Senior

The reality of graduating high school and moving onto college oftentimes poses some real fear for students.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published September 23, 2007
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
Top 10 Things that College Taught Us About Life

Top 10 Things that College Taught Us About Life

1. Dorms College is a time of extreme freedom but, let’s face it, not everything about college screams unfettered space. Students don’t usually have a lot of extra money and ...

By Adam Starr via MonsterCollege.com
Published December 14, 2009
Get Your Groove Back After Break

Get Your Groove Back After Break

Welcome back and Happy New Year! I hope you had a great holiday and a relaxing break, and that if you returned home, my advice from the previous post was useful. ...

Published June 5, 2007
Saying Our Goodbyes

Saying Our Goodbyes

By the time this blog posts, I will officially be a college graduate! The event I've been talking about forever will have finally happened -- and it's starting to hit me. ...

Published June 5, 2007
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
Unique Concerns of First-Generation College Students

Unique Concerns of First-Generation College Students

While some students’ eyes may glaze over when their parents recall their college days, these students have an advantage. First-generation college students who are the first in their immediate family to ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 4, 2008
10 Things You Should Do Over Holiday Break

10 Things You Should Do Over Holiday Break

While there is some value in getting shuteye, there’s only so much rest necessary and, to be fair, you do have other, much more important things to do.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 5, 2016
Holidays and Headaches

Holidays and Headaches

Though you’re excited to see everyone and you’ve missed them terribly, relatives tend to make this time a little more stressful than it needs to be.

Sabrina McPherson
Published October 28, 2014
Future College Roommates and Facebook

Future College Roommates and Facebook

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

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 6, 2015
The Pros and Cons of Going Greek

The Pros and Cons of Going Greek

You've heard the good, the bad and the ugly. It’s time to explore the idea and form your own opinion.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 14, 2016
4 Truths for Dating in College

4 Truths for Dating in College

The realities of dating in college.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 14, 2014