Costly Mistakes College-Bound Students Make

If you want to avoid making costly mistakes that college-bound students make, The Graduate Survival Guide can help.

The earlier you start talking about college to your child, the better grasp they get on that reality. The Graduate Survival Guide is a book meant for high schoolers which aims to educate these kids about how they can avoid making costly mistakes. This post talks about what kind of problems you will read about in the book.

  1. Student Loans

If you are going to stay in the U.S. for college, you are likely going to have tremendous debt.  Add in interest, and you’ll be in debt for an alarming amount of time. The Graduate Survival Guide can give you tips on how to avoid debt at all costs.

  1. Credit Cards

There is no such thing as free money, and anyone who tells you otherwise is selling you something. That something is credit, and that anyone is a credit card company. Every dollar you spend you must pay back . . . with interest! Credit cards can be helpful, but you need to know how to use them before you sign up.

  1. Bad Choices

The actions you take now will affect you tomorrow. While you have a newfound freedom, it is important that you keep your wits about you. From choosing the right major to avoiding scams and staying out of trouble, there are many important choices you will have to make in college.

  1. No Plan

Many college students quickly realize they need a plan to keep classes, homework, deadlines, and study session in line. But many of those students forget one important aspect of living in college: a tight budget.

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