So, you just completed your high school education and are now ready to proceed ahead? What’s your next step, college? It’s not any point of surprise that you answered it as ‘College’ as most of the high school pass outs do the same. But the real question is that is going to college after the high school education the only thing that one can/should do? A sure NO! There are many more things that one can do instead of going to college. Check out the alternatives to going to college.
Travel the World
What about moving out of your locality and enjoying the beautiful buildings in your city? Cool idea, isn’t it? If you are thinking that you can travel to beautiful destinations when in the college, and then let me tell you that you are completely wrong. Once you are in the college life, you will get surrounded by lots of rough stuff that will not let you do anything that you wish to.
Start a Business
Business does not demand any particular qualification, age or any other formality. All that you require in the in setting up business and taking it to the high level of success is hard work. If you have belief in yourself then you can do anything you wish or aim to. So, before stepping into the college life, you can start a business. It will help you get some fund for college and will make your financially independent.
By becoming an intern, you will be tasting the professional life. Obviously, the life after college life is ‘professional’ only, in which you will have to learn many new things and real meaning of life. Why not try to learn it before the college life begins?
Ways to save money in college
The college life is just awesome. Probably the best part of one’s life. If you are going through your college life, and finding it very expensive, then let me tell you that none other than you are responsible for it. While in the college life, you must save the hard-earned money of your parents. There are many ways by which you can save money in college. Here’s some best out of them.
Save Money on Textbooks
The very first thing to start the new session, is obviously, to buy new books. This is the part where you can really save your money. You must be smart enough to get the books at lowest price. Since the frauds in this fast going world are on the peak, so you may end up in paying a big amount for a book that does not deserve so. Therefore, before buying books, you must investigate the price from various booksellers. Then you should go for the lowest. Apart from that, you can save money by buying second-hand textbooks. There are many students who rely on the used textbooks, and they do get good marks.
Expenses on Gadgets
Today’s life is full covered with the gadgets. There are many students who feel their life as empty without having gadgets with them. It’s OK, the gadgets are necessary, but you should have control on your desires. New gadgets keep hitting the market now and then. It is up to you that how you control yourself and keep stick to your current gadget. There is nothing that you will get by following others in terms of gadgets, but yes, will waste the hard-earned money of your parents who have very high expectations from you.
Raj Kumar is a qualified business/finance writer expert in investment, debt, credit cards, Passive income, financial updates. He advises in his blog finance clap.