Posted on Thursday, May 31st, 2012 under Community Colleges, Off-Campus Housing
Many students, often those attending community or local colleges and looking to save money, are living at home in college. This living situation can be cheap, convenient and comforting, but it also presents a unique set of challenges.
If you plan on living at home in college, here are some tips to help you balance home and school.
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Posted on Friday, December 17th, 2010 under Money, Off-Campus Housing, Student Housing
Finding ways to pay less rent can be a big help when balancing a student budget.
There are many ways for students to lower their rent, from living with responsible rent-paying roommates to cutting deals with landlords.
Check out these surprisingly simple ways to pay less rent so that there’s more money for everything from textbooks to spring break trips.
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Posted on Friday, August 13th, 2010 under Off-Campus Housing, Student Life
Living with a roommate can be a fantastic experience. Whether you’re living in a college dorm or sharing an off-campus apartment, living with a roommate can teach you to have respect for people’s personal space, to do your own laundry, and to be financially responsible.
There are, however, the exceptions.
Every once in a while, you’ll get stuck with a roommate who makes your life absolutely miserable. Although living with the roommate from hell is terrible, it sure makes for a good story in retrospect! Here are a few roommate horror stories we collected from our readers.
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Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 under Applying to College, Moving, Off-Campus Housing
Whether you’re an international student or planning on studying locally, it’s important to consider your student housing options.
You can choose to live in college dorms or in an off-campus apartment. Either way, there are plenty of resources that can help you find the right accommodation for you.
Finding comfortable housing is an important part of the college application process. Don’t know how it’s done? Take these steps to find the best option for you.
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