Naomi Hong

I graduated from Occidental College in 2018 with a degree in International Relations and Japanese and a minor in Economics. I currently work as a concierge/front desk agent at a luxury hotel in Southern California. I am passionate about hospitality and travel and hope to continue my career within the hotel industry. I enjoy writing articles about career advice, studying abroad, and learning new languages. 

Articles

10 Mistakes First-Year International Students Make (and How to Avoid Them!)

Going abroad for university can be stressful enough without worrying about having a bad experience. Here are 10 mistakes to avoid for a good first year.read more

The Top 10 Hard and Soft Skills All Employers Want

We all have a "skills" section on our resume, but what are the most valuable ones? Read on to see what hard and soft skills your friends should endorse on LinkedIn!read more

Scholarships for International Students (Undergrad and Grad!)

Just a list of scholarships and fellowships aimed at international students studying in the United States (updated for 2019)!read more

How to Transition From College to a Full-Time Job

Every student has to deal with the college-to-career transition. Here are a few tips to make yours as smooth as possible.read more

Mistakes First-Year College Students Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Freshman year can be a bit bumpy, and everyone makes mistakes. But here are a few to avoid to make your first year go more smoothly.read more

Your 2019 College Bucket List

Here are 10 things every college student should do this year that are sure to create lasting memories.read more

The 10 Biggest Mistakes Students Make When Trying to Get a Job

We all make mistakes, especially during our first full-time career search. Here are 10 things to avoid during the job hunt.read more

10 Common Study Abroad Problems and Solutions

Here are common problems you may face when studying abroad, plus simple ways to resolve them so you can have the best experience possible.read more

Overcoming Language Barriers During Study Abroad

Studying abroad in a country with an unfamiliar language can be fun and scary! Here are some tricks to ease into it.read more

10 Things You Need to Pack for Study Abroad

Your semester abroad is around the corner and you're ready to get packing (literally). Here are 10 essential items you should bring in addition to your everyday necessities. read more