Going to college can be both frustrating and exciting at the same time. For many people, college is a learning experience that teaches many of the essentials of life. But in addition to just learning from books you are also learning how to live int he adult world. And a big part of that is managing your financial life. Here are five financial tips to help new students adjust to college life.
It’s daunting for a parent when they wave their child off as they begin the next chapter of their life as a college student… it only seems like a short while since they were starting kindergarten. Parents do as much as possible to educate their children with life skills: necessities like how to separate the whites and the […]
Scholarships can help to take the stress out of paying for college. College athletic scholarships can enable students to attend school while playing one of their favorite sports, drastically reduce the cost of the education and provide the student with other ‘perks’ while attending the college. Free Education The #1 perk of an Athletic Scholarship is […]
If you’re a student, it can be a difficult time when it comes to handling money. Students often have to juggle financial matters with academic concerns, all the while learning the ropes of how to live away from home. While learning to manage money for the first time can be an awkward process of trial-and-error plus […]
It’s no secret that the United States has some of the largest amounts of students who attend a college or university. According to NationMaster almost 73% of American High School students go on to college within 5 years of graduation. However, it is becoming increasingly difficult to finance a four year degree or beyond. In 2011, two-thirds of […]
Sports have a way of unifying the community and promoting school pride, which is one reason why every major university invests in a comprehensive athletics program. Student athletes are viewed as local heroes who bring prestige to the school through their achievements on the field. However, being one is no walk in the park. Competition […]
Student Savings: The Unspoken Lesson These days, the cost of getting a college degree is higher than ever. This, combined with the fact that many students find themselves entering college without financial support from their parents or guardians and with little to no personal student savings, has left many with no real option but to rack […]
Finishing university and starting a new phase in your life is an exciting time when you leave behind the wild days of your student life and embark on a career. This also is the time when reality hits you and you realize that you have a hefty student loan to repay. It can be disconcerting to look […]