What you Need to Know about Working from the Road

Originally posted on Alexis Chateau:
A year and a half ago, I siezed the opportunity to travel and write for a living. It wasn’t a glamorous life, but I was doing two things I loved and that was more than I could ask for. As time closed in on the start of my adventure, I…

10 Tips for New Bloggers

Originally posted on Alexis Chateau:
Blogs first became popular when I was only a teen. At the time, most of us treated blogs like online journals to openly share mundane activities, or anonymously post our deepest and darkest secrets. Since then, blogs have grown to become much more – whether it’s big corporations handing out advice,…

7 Tips for Balancing Work & School

Originally posted on COLLEGE MATE:
College is hard work, as is work itself. And when you combine the two, it can be brutal. Often times, managers give little consideration to the fact that you have homework due tomorrow morning, or a test next week. They expect you to work the same hours, get the same amount…

5 Great Benefits from Working in the Summer

Originally posted on COLLEGE MATE:
After three semesters of sitting in a classroom, buckling down behind another desk for work is often the last way you want to spend the summer. However, as the cost of living and the cost of a college education continue to rise, for many college students there is simply no better…

4 Tips To Help You Travel In Spite of Student Loans

Originally posted on COLLEGE MATE:
How many of you believe it’s just too expensive to travel while still in college? I bet a large majority of you would raise your hands. This widespread agreement is likely due to many current (and past) college students suffering from financially-crippling amounts of student loan debt. This results from the way we look at…

The Truth about Life after Graduation

Originally posted on COLLEGE MATE:
Most of us have high expectations for life after college – and that’s a good thing. A great thing, even. We picture ourselves landing an amazing job, making good money, buying our first home, and even marrying our college sweetheart. We’ll finally have time for travelling, attending festivals, and hitting up the gym. The…

Going Rogue: Advice for Budding Entrepreneurs

Originally posted on Alexis Chateau:
Last summer, I went rogue when I quit my corporate job and decided to travel and write for a living. I also started this blog to document my adventures – and misadventures – so other people could learn from my experiences. Since then, many people have reached out to ask:…