How To Balance College And Full-Time Work

This is a guest post by Vern Marker. Find out more about him in the author bio at the end of the post.

Putting yourself through school has always been an admirable goal. Whether you are fortunate enough to have plenty of financial resources or are reliant on financial aid, the time, focus and skills to successfully complete a course load can be all inclusive for most people attempting such feats.

Today more adults are seeking to finish a college education, or work towards one of the many advanced degree programs than ever before. Most people pursuing higher education are regular folks who have lives and financial responsibilities. Read More…

Guest Post: Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

This is a guest post by Maria Rainier. Read more about her at the end of this post.

This post could also be titled, “Top 10 Reasons to Get a Summer Job,” or “Top 10 Reasons to be Super Nice to the Parents This Summer.”  The point is this: studying abroad in Italy and later in Vietnam were the two best decisions I made in college.  Whatever doubts you may have, you’ll soon be able to set them aside. Read More…

Smart Spending and Saving for College Students

This is a guest post by Ocean Gildee.

Being a college student used to mean eating three packs of ramen noodles a day and biking around campus because gassing up your 1985 Chevy was too expensive. Whether you work a part-time job or get an allowance from your parents, you can learn some key concepts to saving and spending wisely — now and after college. Read More…

Guest Post: Will Any Android Phone Ever Beat The iPhone?

This is a guest post by Shep McAllister, editor-in-chief at our favorite college blog – HackCollege! Find out more about him below this post.

A few days ago on Twitter, Thomas asked me if I thought the iPhone would still be the dominant smartphone a few years down the road. Attempting to look at this objectively, and not as an Apple fanboy, I frankly see no scenario where it wouldn’t be. Read More…

Guest Post: Get Textbooks On The Cheap By Buying Used

This is a guest post by Amit Sehgal. You can find out more about him in the author bio below this post.

When one starts to buy textbooks, they will realize how expensive they are. Sometimes one might have to buy textbooks that were limited version prints; these can be very difficult to find. In addition to that, your lecturer might ask you to buy textbooks that are the older versions of the books that are available in the market. Old versions can also be difficult to find. The best place to find these rare and expensive books for cheap is the internet. Read More…

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