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What is the best way to pay for room and board at college?


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2015-06-15 16:35:41
2015-06-15 16:35:41

Paying for Room and Board at College Here are some things to consider when trying to come up with a plan to pay for room and board at college:

  • Inexpensive schools - State schools in your state are going to be less expensive than private schools and moving out of state for school. Note that often a Private school will provide scholarships to offset this difference to encourage attendance.
  • Scholarships - Literally free money. Many organizations have scholarships, civic orgs, churches, social clubs, companies, some companies even provide money to students of employees. Work Study - There are programs on campus that provide a job (teaching assistant, library, various offices) that provide a small amount of cash and discounts on fees.
  • Job - Getting a job off campus can provide income. Hotel clerks and night shifts can provide work without interfering with classes. And opting for evening classes can provide more flexibility in scheduling.
  • Loans - While they do leave you with debt on graduation, they are a viable option and the interest rates are very reasonable.

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no l don't think so because l wont be staying in the board.

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To pay the tuition, fees, and buy the books and other supplies. Also you will need to pay for room and board so you can live while in college.

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When you pay for college, you are primarily financing the teachers' and staff's salaries, your room and board and meal plan. You are also contributing to the cost of other students' tution, allowing the school to give out scholarships.

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There may be some scholarships and loans that pay for room and board and other incidental costs. However, most scholarships require you to spend the money on books or tuition.

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