How to Survive the College Experience
At the end of August, thousands of students leave the security of their parent’s house and take that first step to independence which is College. They have received their acceptance letter to the College of their dreams and are making plans for moving into the dorms and starting the first day at school. Many are excited and worried at the same time. What if they forget something needed? What it is going to cost to provide for their extra wants and needs? How much student loan debt will they have when it’s over? There is some basic knowledge they need to know to ensure that their time in College is fun and fulfilling. Also, remember that College doesn’t last forever so a job or entrepreneurial pursuits needs to be their final goal. The following tips will help them to survive their college experience and come out on top when their degree is completed.
College for Dummies Tip #1 - Cash Only
College for Dummies Tip #2 -Borrow as little Student Loan Money as Possible
Student loans can be a burden that no student should have to bear, but let’s face it sometimes that the only way to pay for college. You can however, control how much you are going to owe in the end. Borrow only what you need for school. When they give you the financial details for your education; they are including extras like traveling back and forth to school, supplies, and additional food. If you don’t need this money, don’t take it. This will only end up costing you more in the end. The scary part about student loans today is that not only will it burden you with the debt, but your parents as well. So be smart and borrow smart.
College for Dummies Tip #3 - Work before Pleasure
College for Dummies Tip #4 - Seek an Internship Now
College for Dummies Tip #5 - Choose A Useful Degree
Time is one of our most important assets; don’t waste it. If you are going to spend two, four or
College should be one of the happiest times in your life. Make the most out of it by getting the education and career afterwards that you deserve. You can have a good time and enjoy all that the college life has to offer, just do it in moderation. You will survive college and come out on top, then life has plenty of other challenges for you to face, but hey you can do anything; you’re a college graduate.