Everyone knows that college isn’t cheap. College is probably one of the most expensive things that you will ever have to pay for. Whether you are paying out of pocket, you have financial aid or you are taking a loan to pay for your education, you will have the same expense no matter what. Many students don’t understand just how pricey college can really be though. You don’t just have the cost of tuition to pay for. You have other things as well.
When you go to college, the first thing that you will have to pay for is tuition. This means that you have to pay for all of the courses you will be taking, and let’s face it. Credits are expensive in college. You will also have to pay for room and board if you are choosing to live on campus. This will cover the cost of your dorm room and your meal plan. Keep in mind that there are numerous meal plans for you to choose from. Next, you will see that you have a bunch of fees tacked onto your bill. Yes, you will see orientation fees, fees to use the internet, and other random fees. If you choose to take your car to school with you, you will have to pay for a parking permit to park your car for the semester. Then, you will have to spend money for books. Books are another one of the most costly parts of college. The fact of the matter is that you need your books and you can’t do without them, so you will have to spend the money. At college, you will need a computer to do schoolwork with, so if you do not have one already, you will have to spend money to get one, and even if you do have one, you may want a newer one for school. You’ll have to print things from time to time, so you will also need to have a printer. Having a printer requires you to have ink. These are just some of the expenses you will have in college. You may also want to buy some new clothes or shoes and you will always need money to go out and do thing with friends. Let’s just face it. College is expensive.
Even though getting a college education is by no means cheap, it is important. You will always need to have that education so that you can get a great job in the future. Even though you have to spend a lot of money for your courses, your books, your room and board, your computer and everything else you will need to be successful, you will see that it is all worth it in the end. When you get that degree, you will have time to pay off any loans you may have taken, and if you didn’t need loans, you’ll be out of school with a degree and debt free!
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I'm Louida from Atlanta, Georgia and I'm a mother of two daughters, blogger, and full time working mom at a Business Consulting Firm.
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