For me, college is not only a time of studying, meeting new people, and having new life experiences; it is also a time for being broke, spending outrageous amounts of money on tuition and books, and sometimes being forced to live paycheck to paycheck. I am always looking for new ways to save cash, so … Read more 7 Surefire Ways to Save Serious Cash in College
1. What percent of my need will you meet? Remember that EFC, or expected family contribution that the FAFSA determined? Some colleges will meet 100% of your need. Need again is defined as the cost of the college minus your EFC. So what does it mean if a college says they will meet 100% of … Read more 7 Money Saving Questions to Ask Your College
7 GPA Killers to Avoid in College | College and Finance I was thinking about grades, and GPAs the other day. After contemplating it for a while, I decided that there are certain things in college that can have a negative effects have a negative effect on your grades. Since I’m a fan of lists … Read more 7 GPA Killers to Avoid in College
Although this is a blog about college and finance, it’s always a good idea to take a moment to think about other issues in the world (although conservation and finance can be related sometimes). With problems like Global Warming and pollution, college students should always think about what kind of world they will be entering after graduation, … Read more 6 Ways College Students Can Help Save The Environment
Financial and General College Advice for Students and Families The decision on where to go to college is one of the biggest decisions of a young person’s life. Parents, being there for your kids and giving advice is important. However, simply forcing your child to go to your Alma Mater is generally a very bad … Read more 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a College
The other day I was watching ESPN, enjoying a relaxing Yuengling Lager (by far the best American beer), and at the end of Sportscenter I observed a little message from the network. “Follow us on Twitter! Twitter.com/sportscenter .” Naturally, I was intrigued. I’ve heard a few people mention Twitter, and after ESPN, I noticed almost every news station and … Read more WTF is Twitter and does it suck?