If you are pinching pennies or otherwise counting every dime, then you have very little money to meet your needs. Moreover, if ramen noodles is your diet of necessity and not of choice, then you really are pinched, aren’t you?
Reducing the cost of higher education begins with you, the student. Filling out a FAFSA form and applying for grant money are important steps in helping to reduce your college costs. Applying for college scholarships can also help your cause, reducing your expenditures further.
College-bound and current students that land scholarships can help defray the cost of their education. Scholarship recipients should know that these funds are not repaid and along with grants can reduce their higher education costs. Billions of dollars in college scholarship monies are awarded every academic year, money that you may be missing out on.