How We’re Handling Our College Tuition

Going in college is quite exciting and stressful. Almost every college student are having series of “how to” thoughts in mind. One of the first and major things to think about is how to handle college tuition and finances.   To prepare for your college finances, it is best to know the cost and all the possible sources available to meet your college tuition and other expenses. Below are ways to help you handle your college payments.   Take financial aid Due to continuous rising of tuition fees, it is important to search and learn where to get some support for your college payments. Aside from your parents, government and some organizations are now lending scholarships,

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Easy Meals for Dorm Living

University life can be hard. Aside from balancing our time between studying and partying, we also have to budget our money for dorm expenses and, of course, meals. ‘All work and no play make Jack a dull boy’ is totally true. But all work and play, with no food, makes Jack even duller. There’s nothing worse than feeling tired, sluggish and low on energy due to being hungry. It’s simply impossible to study or even party on an empty stomach. Thus we compiled these quick and easy meals for dorm living. The Idiot-proof breakfast-in-a-Mug All you need is: • A ceramic mug (Of course!) • A spoonful of butter (That’s assuming you have a small fridge

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Dorm or Private Room

College life can be expensive. Especially with all the needed books, school requirements, extra-curricular activities, accommodation, food, transportation fees, and not mention college parties. With this, you need to think of ways to cut costs in order to make ends meet. And one thing that could save you hundreds of dollars is by choosing the right student housing building throughout your college years. But which one can really give you affordable rates and a healthy college environment—dorm or private room? Let’s find out.   A dorm is a room where bunkbeds or more than a bed is contained. These beds are available to anyone. It means you can have strangers around you in a room. While

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Beer and College and Our Empty Wallets

College is one of the best days in a man’s life. Not only will you get to experience a lot of new and weird things but you also learn a lot of valuable lessons at this stage. Aside from learning your College Algebra and Physics and a lot of other subjects, which are really hard to enumerate let alone master in a period of one year, we also get to go out on a lot of parties, dates and other extra-curricular activities which mold our minds and personality. It is a known fact that most college students tend to explore a lot of things during these years including the opposite sex, their maximum alcohol dosage, the

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4 Ways We Save Money in Dorms

Many college students are more likely to stay in dorms rather than apartments or private rooms. I for one chose dormitories in my college years, and here are ways I saved money and made ends meet in my school requirements.   Utility Bills Living in dorms is definitely cheaper than living in an apartment or a private room. You may find some apartments that cost less than a dorms rate, but if you compute the overall expenses of these two, you will learn that the latter offers a much more convenient and cost-effective option. Why? Number one reason, is that dorms don’t have utility bills. For most college students, it is not practical to rent an

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