Essay on Financial Costs Of College For First Year Students

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Financial Planning for College (Analysis on the Financial Costs of College for First Year Students) As a senior in High School, the stress of choosing the best fitting college is really starting to wear on me. One thing is for sure: College is expensive, and it will be one of the most expensive things that you ever have to pay for. How do you choose the college you want to go to? For one, do research on all the colleges that you might want to go to, and then decide how much money you are willing to spend to get an education. Some schools are so expensive, yet, there are Junior Colleges that could give the same education and teaching and are half the costs. When choosing a college to attend, you have to look at the cost of not only the school, but there are hidden costs as well. Such as the books, and the gas or even plane ticket you have to buy, to travel to and from the college of your choosing. Even the food you have to buy when you live there; yes, there is a food plan, but there are still going to be the times when you want to go out to dinner with your friend, and not eat at the school cafeteria, because there are times that get old. College is going to be some of the most fun times of your life, but can also be some of the most stressful when it comes to managing your money. To begin, a first year freshmen is going to have to learn to budget the money they do have, and not just go crazy buying whatever they want, like they may have when they were in High…

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