Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
  Frequently Asked Questions  
Below are answers to a list of frequently asked questions:

Honor societies play an integral role in the student experience, and have been recognized by universities in the United States for more than two centuries. The primary role of an honor society includes providing academic recognition to high-achieving students, and establishing professional and social contacts for these students within a network of universities.

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What is an honor society?

Honor societies play an integral role in the student experience, and have been recognized by universities in the United States for more than two centuries. The primary role of an honor society includes providing academic recognition to high-achieving students, and establishing professional and social contacts for these students within a network of universities.

HonorSociety.org is the preeminent organization dedicated to recognition of student success, and to empower students to achieve. Membership into the society is by invitation only and applies to undergraduate and graduate students in all fields of study, based on academic achievements or nomination.

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What is HonorSociety.org?

HonorSociety.org is the preeminent organization dedicated to recognition of student success, and to empower students to achieve. Membership into the society is by invitation only and applies to undergraduate and graduate students in all fields of study, based on academic achievements or nomination.

HonorSociety.org is not your average honors organization. We encourage academic achievement, but also provide opportunities for members to develop leadership skills, positively change their campuses and communities, as well as prepare for future endeavors (internship, grad school, career). Along the way, members often make valuable connections that can last a lifetime and make college a more rewarding experience.

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What does HonorSociety.org do and why should I join?

HonorSociety.org is not your average honors organization. We encourage academic achievement, but also provide opportunities for members to develop leadership skills, positively change their campuses and communities, as well as prepare for future endeavors (internship, grad school, career). Along the way, members often make valuable connections that can last a lifetime and make college a more rewarding experience.

In addition to recognition, networking, career resources, leadership development, and guidance/support relating to social service – members can apply for exclusive scholarships and awards, have access to a variety of career development tools others must pay for, and are often courted by recruiters for major employers. In addition, HonorSociety.org works to get its members discounts and deals on the things they’ll need most, like health and car insurance, textbooks, and more.

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What are some specific benefits?

In addition to recognition, networking, career resources, leadership development, and guidance/support relating to social service – members can apply for exclusive scholarships and awards, have access to a variety of career development tools others must pay for, and are often courted by recruiters for major employers. In addition, HonorSociety.org works to get its members discounts and deals on the things they’ll need most, like health and car insurance, textbooks, and more.

The membership costs $50. The dues are used to license exclusive services at no extra cost to society members and to fund select scholarship opportunities. HonorSociety.org was founded as a technology and benefit driven society. We partner with exclusive services to provide students the tools to succeed. This includes free career guides, job listings and member discounts. The value of all these resources is close to $1,000 per student if purchased individually, but as an society we are able to negotiate special pricing with such exclusive partners. HonorSociety.org membership is a nationally recognized designation with exclusive privileges valued at much more than membership dues ensuring that students get their money's worth.  Membership dues are due on a biannual basis (once every six months). This is necessary in order to keep partner licenses active beyond the six month term.

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How much are the dues to be an HonorSociety.org member?

The membership costs $50. The dues are used to license exclusive services at no extra cost to society members and to fund select scholarship opportunities. HonorSociety.org was founded as a technology and benefit driven society. We partner with exclusive services to provide students the tools to succeed. This includes free career guides, job listings and member discounts. The value of all these resources is close to $1,000 per student if purchased individually, but as an society we are able to negotiate special pricing with such exclusive partners. HonorSociety.org membership is a nationally recognized designation with exclusive privileges valued at much more than membership dues ensuring that students get their money's worth.  Membership dues are due on a biannual basis (once every six months). This is necessary in order to keep partner licenses active beyond the six month term.

Membership is by invitation only. If you meet the academic, class and ranking requirements, or receive a nomination, you’ll automatically receive an invitation to join.

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How do I join?

Membership is by invitation only. If you meet the academic, class and ranking requirements, or receive a nomination, you’ll automatically receive an invitation to join.

The more you’re involved with HonorSociety.org, the more fulfilling your college experience – and the years beyond it – can be. However, there is no minimum time commitment.

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How involved do I have to be?

The more you’re involved with HonorSociety.org, the more fulfilling your college experience – and the years beyond it – can be. However, there is no minimum time commitment.

Yes. Active members can log in and access the graduation section where you may order HonorSociety.org honor cords, tassels, certificate frames and much more.

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Can I get Regalia for graduation?

Yes. Active members can log in and access the graduation section where you may order HonorSociety.org honor cords, tassels, certificate frames and much more.

Once you activate your HonorSociety.org membership, you are considered a full-fledged member. Certain scholarships and opportunities may have criteria such as GPA requirements in order to apply.

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Do I need to maintain to any certain criteria, such as a certain GPA, to remain a member?

Once you activate your HonorSociety.org membership, you are considered a full-fledged member. Certain scholarships and opportunities may have criteria such as GPA requirements in order to apply.

Yes. Memberships can be canceled and refunded as desired according to our Membership Satisfaction Guarantee. Our primary function is to add value to your academic and professional career, and if you don't feel we are helping you succeed, we will gladly refund you.

To receive a refund, please submit a new support ticket with the Subject “Refund Request” on our support page here.

For help or more information, feel free to contact the member services team.

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Is there a refund policy for membership fee?

Yes. Memberships can be canceled and refunded as desired according to our Membership Satisfaction Guarantee. Our primary function is to add value to your academic and professional career, and if you don't feel we are helping you succeed, we will gladly refund you.

To receive a refund, please submit a new support ticket with the Subject “Refund Request” on our support page here.

For help or more information, feel free to contact the member services team.

Formerly active members will still have access to their HonorSociety.org profile, however they will no longer have access to member benefits, scholarship opportunities, career tools, and any other such premium services. There is no obligation to continue being a member, and your biannual dues subscription can be stopped and refunded at any time, per our Membership Satisfaction GuaranteeSimply contact member services and request a stop to future dues payments. It will be processed expediently. 

Member Services Contact Form 

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What happens if I do not pay future dues?

Formerly active members will still have access to their HonorSociety.org profile, however they will no longer have access to member benefits, scholarship opportunities, career tools, and any other such premium services. There is no obligation to continue being a member, and your biannual dues subscription can be stopped and refunded at any time, per our Membership Satisfaction GuaranteeSimply contact member services and request a stop to future dues payments. It will be processed expediently. 

Member Services Contact Form 

HonorSociety.org is an independent honors organization and benefits society. We partner with exclusive services to provide students the tools to succeed. This includes subsidized test prep courses, and foreign language classes, career guides, and job listings. HonorSociety.org membership is a nationally recognized designation with exclusive privileges valued at much more than membership dues ensuring that students get the most out of their membership. We operate independently and separately from universities and other honor societies.

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Are you related to my university or any other honor societies?

HonorSociety.org is an independent honors organization and benefits society. We partner with exclusive services to provide students the tools to succeed. This includes subsidized test prep courses, and foreign language classes, career guides, and job listings. HonorSociety.org membership is a nationally recognized designation with exclusive privileges valued at much more than membership dues ensuring that students get the most out of their membership. We operate independently and separately from universities and other honor societies.

Yes. Once you activate your HonorSociety.org membership you may transfer schools and transfer your account to your new university. You will continue to have access to all of the member benefits, scholarship opportunities, and career tools.

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If I transfer schools can I retain my membership?

Yes. Once you activate your HonorSociety.org membership you may transfer schools and transfer your account to your new university. You will continue to have access to all of the member benefits, scholarship opportunities, and career tools.

Yes. Once you activate your HonorSociety.org membership there are a number of benefits to keeping your subscription active once you graduate. You will continue to have access to all of the member benefits, scholarship opportunities, and member tools. Also, there are often scholarship programs to fund graduate school, law school or medical school. Career guides and job listings are also available on an ongoing basis.

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After I graduate, will I continue to receive benefits?

Yes. Once you activate your HonorSociety.org membership there are a number of benefits to keeping your subscription active once you graduate. You will continue to have access to all of the member benefits, scholarship opportunities, and member tools. Also, there are often scholarship programs to fund graduate school, law school or medical school. Career guides and job listings are also available on an ongoing basis.

Yes, we encourage you to list your membership on your resume. HonorSociety.org has a nationwide network of partners, including universities, corporations, associations, and nonprofits. HonorSociety.org is well recognized among these and many other companies and institutions.

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Should I put my HonorSociety.org membership on a resume? Is it something people are going to recognize?

Yes, we encourage you to list your membership on your resume. HonorSociety.org has a nationwide network of partners, including universities, corporations, associations, and nonprofits. HonorSociety.org is well recognized among these and many other companies and institutions.

Yes. Asking about legitimacy is an important and valid question. When choosing to join a society it is important to choose a recognized organization that provides real benefits. HonorSociety.org was established as a technology and benefit driven society. We partner with exclusive services to provide students the tools to succeed. This includes free test prep courses, foreign language classes, career guides, and job listings. The value of all these resources is close to $1,000 per student if purchased individually, but as an society we are able to negotiate special pricing with such exclusive partners. HonorSociety.org membership is a nationally recognized designation with exclusive privileges valued at much more than membership dues ensuring that students get their money's worth.

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Are you a legitimate organization?

Yes. Asking about legitimacy is an important and valid question. When choosing to join a society it is important to choose a recognized organization that provides real benefits. HonorSociety.org was established as a technology and benefit driven society. We partner with exclusive services to provide students the tools to succeed. This includes free test prep courses, foreign language classes, career guides, and job listings. The value of all these resources is close to $1,000 per student if purchased individually, but as an society we are able to negotiate special pricing with such exclusive partners. HonorSociety.org membership is a nationally recognized designation with exclusive privileges valued at much more than membership dues ensuring that students get their money's worth.

For prompt turnaround, the member services contact form is the most effective method to reach the member services team.
 
Contact form:
 
 
 
Our mailing address: 
 
HonorSociety.org
1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1000
Washington, D.C. 20036
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How do I get in touch with someone at HonorSociety.org?

For prompt turnaround, the member services contact form is the most effective method to reach the member services team.
 
Contact form:
 
 
 
Our mailing address: 
 
HonorSociety.org
1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1000
Washington, D.C. 20036