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Free Budgeting Spreadsheet For College Students

When you are creating your student budget, there are several areas that you need to consider first. The first thing you need to determine is where you stand financially in life. You do not want to be stuck in a situation in which you cannot pay for your education. If you are in good financial […]

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Student Loans Are the Bridge to Financial Success

A student loan is a sort of loan made to help students cover the costs of post-secondary schooling and all the associated expenses, including housing, books and supplies, tuition and living expenses, and any other services or materials that are needed for the student’s education. In general, there is a monthly payment that needs to […]

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What Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory Would Cost Today

Everyone’s heard of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, right? Many of us have dreamed of visiting such a place where almost everything is edible and delicious. But what if the chocolate factory came to life? How much would it cost? Is it actually feasible to have a real-life Willy Wonka who runs a chocolate […]

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5 Must-Have Budgeting Tips for College Students

If you’ve recently joined the ranks of the over 20 million college students in America, then you’ve probably already gotten a dose of what real life is all about. Unlike in the Hallmark movies and some bestselling young adult books, college life is a serious thing and it isn’t always easy. You’re on your own […]

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Student Accommodation Options Available to You

Dorms or dormitories are buildings mainly housing residential and sleeping accommodations for many individuals including college students, high school students, university or college students and individuals on extended holidays. Sometimes, it may even refer to a single room containing many beds, accommodating a maximum number of individuals. It usually has two to three rooms, and […]

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Can You Really Complete a Full Academic Course Online?

Is it possible to completely complete a full academic course online? Are you ready for it? While there are some academically accepted requirements which should be carried out by anyone wishing to pursue a degree online, there are more modern universities offering more flexible ways to achieve your academic goals. In fact, many students who […]

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Finding a Good Campus-Life Balance

It’s impossible to stay sane in school, unless you are actually studying. My roommate this year had his lessons at 8 am on Saturdays and as he was more into cooking we would then cook together for the afternoon. I had to stay in the dorm for 2 hours to allow him to cook as […]

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The Quintessential Guide to Ideal Student Accommodation

The search for ideal student accommodation doesn’t begin and end with the commonly emphasised factors, such as the location in relation to the University campus. Granted, something like the location is indeed extremely important (one of the most if not the most important), but it’s not the be-all and end-all. If that were the case […]

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Student Spending Tips

Budgeting as a student is rarely easy. For students who have little source of income outside of loans and part-time work, it can be a real struggle to make your money stretch over the course of the semester. If you want to be able to enjoy yourself (and survive) you might need a little help […]

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