A 2013 UCLA study found that 75 percent of high school seniors got into their first-choice colleges, but less than 57 percent could afford tuition. Only 12 percent of freshman considered paying for college a major concern, but the average debt for a college student was $23,700.
According to the National Association of College Stores, students spent and estimated $370 per term on required course textbooks and media in the fall of 2013. Additional educational materials, such as pens, highlighters, paper and binders, cost approximately $193 per term.
Money Crashers lists the best cars for college students as the Nissan Versa, Hyundai Accent, Smart ForTwo, Chevrolet Aveo, Kia Rio and Toyota Yaris. Other cars on the list include the Kia Soul, Suzuki SX4, Hyundai Elantra and Kia Forte. The cars were chosen for their affordability, reliability and s
Students may access more than 20,000 maps, pictures, sounds and videos of common learning phenomena from the World Book Student. In addition, the learning resource has innumerable collections of information about important people in the world.
Cleaning a book bag is a process that can take a variable amount of time, depending on the number and severity of stains on the bag. To clean your book bag, you need a washing machine, laundry detergent, water and a bottle of non-bleaching liquid stain remover of your choice.
Items for a new apartment, gift certificates for useful services or interesting and unique items are all nice gifts for college students. While there are several factors that affect what one may purchase for a college student, addressing the needs of the student is a common idea.
According to U.S. News & World Report, time management tips for college students include scheduling classes back-to-back with little time in between, making time for sleep, planning ahead, attending class and knowing their body’s rhythms (night owl or early bird). The College Board gives additional
Encyclopedia, dictionaries, atlases and almanacs are three common types of reference books. Other reference materials include biographical works, thesauruses, bibliographies, manuals, indexes and yearbooks. “Reference book” is a broad term to describe many types of printed resources that contain a c
More than 20 million students apply to colleges each year, with about 21 million students attending American colleges and universities in the fall of 2014. More than 25 percent of students who apply submit seven or more applications to different colleges or universities.
To make a book cover out of a paper bag, cut the bag open, then fold it to match the dimensions of the book. You need scissors, a pen, a paper bag and a hardbound book.