Tips to Save Money

Going to college isn’t cheap for anyone especially with tuition, textbooks, and other expenses, but learning the little tips and tricks to save money can go a long way.

1. Tuition: Look for scholarships. There’s a ton of  scholarships available. Apply for the WT scholarship, search the internet for scholarships, and local scholarships. There is scholarships available everywhere, but you have to look for them. Financial aid is another option. If you receive grants that’s awesome, but if you don’t, see if you’re eligible for loans. Some of the loans are interest free and don’t have to be paid back to after you finish school.

2. Textbooks: USED textbooks is one of the easiest way to save money. The bookstore has used textbooks for first come first serve. Looking online is an easy way too. International editions also work just as well and they are usually cheaper. Borrow from friends.

3. Save on food: Cook at home. Buying lunch/dinner everyday can really add up. Eat at the cafeteria if you live on campus, but if you don’t the easiest way to save money is to cook at home.

4. Transportation: Carpool, or ride the bus. It’s really easy to find friends who are going to school at the same time you are.

 

There are a lot of ways to save money while in college so look for the little things. Every bit of money you save is a good thing.

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