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Choosing Your Major

Choosing Your Major

Not everyone chooses their major for same reasons (and that's okay). Here are some tips to help you decide what's right for you.

Emma Lynch, Student Contributor
Published January 10, 2018
Gap Year(s): Take or Avoid?

Gap Year(s): Take or Avoid?

Before you commit to a gap year or jump right in to more schooling, here are a few thoughts to consider.

Nicole Manges, Student Contributor
Published January 9, 2018
It Doesn’t All Stem from STEM: A Case for Humanities Majors

It Doesn’t All Stem from STEM: A Case for Humanities Majors

The degree you have doesn’t automatically determine success, and this is highlighted in both real and fictional settings.

Cherish Recera, Student Contributor
Published January 8, 2018
Writing a Great College Essay

Writing a Great College Essay

How to create an essay that reflects your best self.

Stella Santa Ana, Student Contributor
Published January 8, 2018
Finding the Right Scholarships

Finding the Right Scholarships

Read on to discover a few student tips to help you find scholarships that are right for your situation.

Ryan Smith, Student Contributor
Published December 14, 2017
Combating Senioritis

Combating Senioritis

You may be experiencing a student slump commonly known as "senioritis." Here's how to beat it.

Stella Santa Ana, Student Contributor
Published December 14, 2017
Student Job Applications & Resume Tips

Student Job Applications & Resume Tips

A student shares his experiences with his job search and resume creation.

Franco Camacho, Student Contributor
Published December 5, 2017
My Top 3 Collegiate First Semester Realizations

My Top 3 Collegiate First Semester Realizations

Here are the top three unconventional realizations you’ll experience in your first semester of college, no matter the school.

Cherish Recera, Student Contributor
Published December 5, 2017
What a Typical College Day Looks Like

What a Typical College Day Looks Like

Peek at a day in the life of a college student, according to a college student.

Emma Lynch, Student Contributor
Published November 29, 2017
How to Best Organize Your Scholarship Search

How to Best Organize Your Scholarship Search

This article will give you tips on how to organize your scholarship search to maximize your efficiency and make the process a whole lot easier.

Stella Santa Ana, Student Contributor
Published November 13, 2017
Your Recipe for Job Search Success

Your Recipe for Job Search Success

Here is a list of the steps to getting a job…in the form of a cake recipe.

Nicole Manges, Student Contributor
Published November 13, 2017
Alternative Schooling Options

Alternative Schooling Options

Discover some of many alternative options for students dissatisfied and struggling with the traditional school environment.

Kaylen Phillips, Student Contributor
Published November 13, 2017
Holiday Break Recovery

Holiday Break Recovery

How do you fully recover after a series of difficult midterms and finals? There are a few tips that can help.

By Cherish Recera, Student Contributor
Published November 9, 2017
Why AP Courses Are So Important

Why AP Courses Are So Important

There are pros and cons to taking AP courses – read on to get the details and to help determine if taking them on is right for you.

By Ryan Smith, Student Contributor
Published November 9, 2017
Political Correctness on Campus

Political Correctness on Campus

There's a way to express your opinion while still respecting your peers in class.

Franco Camacho, Student Contributor
Published November 9, 2017
Common App Tips & Recommendations

Common App Tips & Recommendations

There are almost 700 colleges on the site, and it makes the college process much simpler.

Fastweb Staff
Published November 8, 2017
Commuting to College

Commuting to College

Discover the benefits of commuting to college.

Emma Lynch, Student Contributor
Published November 2, 2017
My Scholarship Search Story

My Scholarship Search Story

Let's break up the scholarship search in simple, easy-to-understand categories.

By Franco Camacho, Student Contributor
Published October 17, 2017
How to Balance Everything during Senior Year

How to Balance Everything during Senior Year

While it's undoubtedly going to be a hectic year no matter what you do, here are a few tips to make yours a little less stressful.

By Katalia Alexander, Student Contributor
Published October 17, 2017
Working Towards Better Test Scores

Working Towards Better Test Scores

Tips on how to study for tests.

By Ryan Smith, Student Contributor
Published October 17, 2017