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Job Hunt Lessons from the College Application Process

Job Hunt Lessons from the College Application Process

This is a guest post by Bobby Touran from ApplyKit. For the new graduate, searching for a real job, perhaps for the first time in their lives, the task of finding employment may seem daunting and overwhelming. But, there is now reason to feel this way – after all, you have valuable experience in job searching techniques.... Keep on truckin »
Thank Your Professors Publicly for Helping You Succeed!

Thank Your Professors Publicly for Helping You Succeed!

This is a guest post by Sean O’Connell from Questia. Two contests that are currently accepting nominations, allow for students and teachers to thank the educators and faculty that have helped them achieve greatness this year.  America’s Top TA, sponsored by CengageBrain and the 2013 Most Valuable Professor, sponsored... Keep on truckin »
Why College Students Should Start Investing Now: 4 People Who Have Made a Fortune Through Investing

Why College Students Should Start Investing Now: 4 People Who Have Made a Fortune Through Investing

This is a guest post by Amanda Brown. Many people have tried their hand at investing, and sadly many of them fail, losing their savings and giving up, thinking the task is simply a get-rich-quick venture. However, there are countless people who have come ahead in their investments, and numerous who have made it big after... Keep on truckin »
College Surveys from Scratch to Catch

College Surveys from Scratch to Catch

This is a guest post by Laura Moisei of 123ContactForm. Have you ever done a project that involved surveying groups of people? Yeah, most of us did. Social science surveys, language learning questionnaires, health surveys – their scenery is as diverse as student life is. An online college survey helps you gain a statistical... Keep on truckin »
Four Hard Financial Lessons Learned in College

Four Hard Financial Lessons Learned in College

This is a guest post by Amanda Brown. Living Expenses Add Up Quickly For many of us, college life gives us our first taste of independence. We leave the safe nest of our family home and start to stand proudly on our own two feet. However, this newfound freedom also comes with bills, for rent, utilities, cable, the gas... Keep on truckin »
A Surprising Way to Use a Stylish Chatroom

A Surprising Way to Use a Stylish Chatroom

This is a guest post by RumbleTalk CEO Eyal Misk. Many of us are trying to combine studying, social activities and making some money. A lot of students tend to choose to make money via websites, Facebook pages or blogs where they gain pocket money from ads or affiliate. But with limited time and budget gaining greater... Keep on truckin »
Infographic: The Financial Aid Award Letter

Infographic: The Financial Aid Award Letter

Quick note: Hey everyone. It’s been a while since we last published an infographic, largely because we’re still pretty novice at creating them here at Honest College Thankfully, Alex Kelly, graphic creation specialist, provided us with this one on financial aid award letters. If you’d like to submit... Keep on truckin »
You Have Graduated – Now What are Your College Loan Options?

You Have Graduated – Now What are Your College Loan Options?

This is a guest post by Jo Barnard. You have earned your credits, received your degree and are ready to say goodbye to your college lifestyle. What happens next? If you borrowed to pay for your college education, the time has come to start repaying your student loans. Whether you borrowed for your education with federal... Keep on truckin »
Top 6 Online Degree Programs that Will Change Your Future

Top 6 Online Degree Programs that Will Change Your Future

This is a guest post by Amanda Brown.  Are you thinking about heading back to school? Getting a degree can change your life. There are many degree programs online, and these make it not only easier to go to school, but also easier to make significant changes to your future. So, what are some of the top degree programs... Keep on truckin »
3 Ways Distance Learning Improves Test Scores

3 Ways Distance Learning Improves Test Scores

This is a guest post by content publisher Tom Grant.  Learning over the internet is still a relatively new phenomenon, but it is steadily becoming more popular all over the world. It is sometimes criticized for being impersonal or increasingly the likelihood that students will cheat. However, it is seen by many as a very... Keep on truckin »
Careers You Can Begin Before Graduating

Careers You Can Begin Before Graduating

This is a guest post by content developer D. Smith. There are several different careers you can begin before graduating college. It is  important, to first sit down and write out a list of things that you  enjoy and then go on from there. Also, finding a career that you be able  to do while still attending college... Keep on truckin »
From Backpacks to Briefcases: Managing the College-to-Work Transition

From Backpacks to Briefcases: Managing the College-to-Work Transition

This is a guest post by our friends at Kuder. Several factors go into determining whether or not the college-to-work transition is a smooth one. Not only is there a complete lifestyle shift, but you’ve got to question your ability to compete in the workplace. Dealing with co-workers, waking up before sunrise, managing... Keep on truckin »
7 Apps Perfect For College Students

7 Apps Perfect For College Students

This is a guest post by Richard Wells. College environments are very different now than they were even a few years ago, and one major reason for the change is improved technology. By its nature, technology is always adapting and improving, but in the past decade or so this shift seems to have accelerated, with the result... Keep on truckin »
Why You Should Consider a Career in Public Service

Why You Should Consider a Career in Public Service

This is a guest post by digital strategist Logan Harper. Making a career choice can be hard for students no matter the economy. And during harsh times, it becomes imperative to enter a field where your degree will be of value upon graduation. Public Service is one field that is always in need of bright, young, idealistic... Keep on truckin »
5 Life Investments College Students Overlook

5 Life Investments College Students Overlook

This is a guest post by content publisher D. Smith. Most  college students have their focus on sports, studying and of course  hanging out with their friends. College students tend to over look life  investments that they should really be looking into.  Life investments  made early on in life, especially in their college... Keep on truckin »
Going to Flight School in the U.S. for Overseas Students

Going to Flight School in the U.S. for Overseas Students

This is a guest post by pilot and aircraft enthusiast Andre Maye. There are more than 800 flight schools in the U.S., and the availability of state-of-the-art technology and training makes coming to the U.S. a very attractive option for many overseas students. If you’re looking to come to the U.S. to get your commercial... Keep on truckin »
If I Drink Frequently Will I Become Addicted To Alcohol?

If I Drink Frequently Will I Become Addicted To Alcohol?

Hundreds of young men who were in college or were of college age were followed for a period of 45 years. After that, researchers found that the drinking behavior of the young men at the beginning of the study was not predictive of their drinking behavior later in life. For example, some who were non-drinkers at the beginning... Keep on truckin »
Ways the Internet Can Help You Find Your Dream Career

Ways the Internet Can Help You Find Your Dream Career

This is a guest post by Amanda Brown.  The whole world has gone to the web, which is why you must be able to effectively access the internet to network yourself into the perfect career. So don’t get left behind with these four ways the internet can help you find a career: 1. Online Classes Image via Flickr by collegedegrees360 By... Keep on truckin »
How Technology is Changing the Face of Education

How Technology is Changing the Face of Education

This is a guest post by Becky Wilcox. Education began thousands of years ago, with the abacus and the stylus as the tools of the trade. The advent of the printing press, pencils, pens, and calculators changed education, but nothing has such drastic shifts in the way we are educated like the computer and the internet. Since... Keep on truckin »
The Danger of Recreational Prescription Drug Use on College Campuses

The Danger of Recreational Prescription Drug Use on College Campuses

This is a guest post by Kristina Gibbs. Prescription drug use as a way to get high is becoming more popular among people of all ages, but especially for young adults. Many people are under the belief using these drugs to get high is safer than using street drugs; these drugs are prescribed by physicians as medicine and... Keep on truckin »
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