Student Contributors

Fastweb's Student Contributors series allows you to gain insight on important student topics as your peers experience student life throughout the academic year.

Discover, learn from and relate to articles written by students of all ages which share first-hand encounters with vital student endeavors, such as scholarship search and college admissions processes, which matter most to you.

Get to know each of this year's student contributors below!

Alondra Arevalo

Alondra Arevalo, College Freshman

Alondra Arevalo is a freshman at UC Irvine and is planning on majoring in International Studies with a minor in Journalism. She has a passion for writing and is planning on becoming a Foreign Affairs Journalist in the future.

In her free time, she enjoys staying active, reading, spending time with her family, and playing with her dog. She also loves to travel whenever she can to immerse herself in new cultures from all over the world.

Jasmin Kaur

Jasmin Kaur, College Junior

Jasmin Kaur is currently a junior at the University of Dallas, double majoring in history and English with a Spanish concentration.

She enjoys spending time with family and friends and going on walks with her Shih Tzu, Saffy. You can find her reading a novel from any plethora of genres (fantasy and historical fiction preferred), attempting to learn a new language, or writing whenever a creative thought piques her imagination.

Piper Megellas

Piper Megellas, High School Senior

Piper Megellas is a senior at Reeds Spring high school in Missouri. She's involved in her school's student council, academic team, and destination imagination program, and is also the president of her NHS chapter. In her free time, Piper enjoys dancing, crocheting, and baking.

She hopes that her articles can help guide other high schoolers. Above all, she is excited to be a part of the student contributor team and can't wait for an amazing year!

Danielle Steen

Danielle Steen, High School Junior

Danielle Steen is a junior doing virtual schooling with Insight School of Kansas. She has an intense passion for writing and hopes her works give useful advice and insights to anyone who may find it in her writing. She's currently a writer for The Teen Magazine and enjoys exploring themes of social justice and politics in her work. She dreams of becoming a journalist and intends to major in English in college. Outside of writing, she also loves reading books, listening to music, running through visual novels, and fiction analysis as a whole.