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5 Major Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip Class in College

5 Major Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip Class in College

This is a guest post by content publisher Leon Harris. You might be excited about your newfound freedom in college, but you should not take advantage of it, because it comes with a price: your future. It might be easy to make the decision to stay in bed and play hooky, but skipping class can have a number of unforeseen... Keep on truckin »
The Many Benefits of Building Relationships With Your College Professors

The Many Benefits of Building Relationships With Your College Professors

This is a guest post by content publisher Leon Harris. When you first start college you might not think too much about forming friendships with your professors. After all, they are authority figures and as such, they tend to maintain a certain level of separation. And yet, if you sit in the front row, raise your hand to... Keep on truckin »
How to Excel at Studying Online When You Aren’t a Self Motivated Person

How to Excel at Studying Online When You Aren’t a Self Motivated Person

You may have heard that being successful at online education requires a certain personality, that you must be self-motivated, proactive, and extremely disciplined. But this is not true! Online learning can be a great way for anybody to learn, no matter their personality, if you know and follow a few easy tips created with... Keep on truckin »
The Futility of Grad School

The Futility of Grad School

This is a guest post by content publisher Antony Reilly. In the years before most people didn’t have a college education in the US, having a master’s degree, law degree, MBA, or, the holiest of holies, the PhD was seen as demonstration of great intellect and potential. With these higher degrees, even in the humanities,... Keep on truckin »
Don’t Let Your Online Reputation Keep You From Your Dream Job

Don’t Let Your Online Reputation Keep You From Your Dream Job

This is a guest post by senior content publisher Amanda Brown. A lot happens in college that should stay in college. Unfortunately, students allow their beer bong photos to make it onto Facebook, which leads to them popping up in Google searches. Don’t let one night of fun in school keep you from a dream job. Here... Keep on truckin »
Reputation Kung Fu: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Online Presence

Reputation Kung Fu: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Online Presence

This is a guest post by senior content publisher Amanda Brown. Maintaining a positive reputation online is a difficult task. But in order to actually make the most of your online presence, you’re going to need a particular set of skills. Here are 5 ways to maximize your online presence, each modeled after one of... Keep on truckin »
Why Do College Students Smoke?

Why Do College Students Smoke?

This is a guest post by John Madden, a blogger and reviewer of smoking alternatives at Ecigarette Reviewed. As more and more studies indicate the terrible risks associated with smoking, it has become appropriate to ask what causes certain groups to smoke. One of the most problematic parts of smoking is that most lifetime... Keep on truckin »
5 Criteria to Use to Find an Online Education Program that Fits Your Needs

5 Criteria to Use to Find an Online Education Program that Fits Your Needs

This guest post was provided by Eric Hoover on behalf of Drexel University Online. Drexel Online has been providing accredited online degree programs since 1996. Obtaining an online education no longer carries the stigma once associated with a virtual diploma. In fact, almost every major college and university offers undergrads... Keep on truckin »
5 Best Coachella Moments of All Time

5 Best Coachella Moments of All Time

This is a guest post by Amanda Brown.  Coachella always offers surprises that redefine the limits of music festivals. If you were there, you probably remember these 5 best Coachella moments of all time. Creators Project: Jonathan Glazer and Spiritualized Image via Flickr by alterna2 Coachella is always fun, but the... Keep on truckin »
School vs. Education: The Real Deal Behind College

School vs. Education: The Real Deal Behind College

This is a guest post by content publishers Vinchenzo Renfurm and Jimenez Weerden of 37 Reasons. Make sure to check out his book “37 Reasons Why You Should NOT Go to School” on Amazon. We go to school with the idea to become educated and because with an education you will have the right tools and equipment in... Keep on truckin »
6 Things Most College Students Overlook When Purchasing a New Car

6 Things Most College Students Overlook When Purchasing a New Car

This is a guest post by content developer Amanda Brown. Purchasing a new car? Don’t be dazzled by the shiny new paint, the sweet-smelling interior, all those extra features and the fast dealer double-talk. Pay attention to the 6 things most people overlook when buying a new car. Look Past the Prettiness If you’re... Keep on truckin »
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 »
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