Summary: When you finally head off to college, a whole new world opens up for you - a world that is totally unlike anything you previously experienced. You can now go where you want, do what you want and have total freedom over your life. You are finally on your own and the experience is a great one. Heading to the dorm for the first time to live on your own, meet hundreds of new and interesting people and join as many clubs, frats, sororities or other groups as you desire. Yes, the ...
When you finally head off to college, a whole new world opens up for you - a world that is totally unlike anything you previously experienced. You can now go where you want, do what you want and have total freedom over your life. You are finally on your own and the experience is a great one. Heading to the dorm for the first time to live on your own, meet hundreds of new and interesting people and join as many clubs, frats, sororities or other groups as you desire. Yes, the doors of society have now finally opened for you, and it is time for you to take control of your life and make your own decisions without the helping hand of your parents. With so many things out there to see and do, many companies have recognized that the newfound independence of the college student is one which can be tapped into for extra financial resources. So, for students from all walks of life who are looking for great deals on products as well as new and exciting ways of getting from place to place, there are millions of different opportunities to explore to make the most out of your college experience.
Since most college students are over eighteen when they enroll, the first offer that they will probably receive is for a student credit card. Student's credit cards are a real crapshoot, as some will give you great deals and valuable rewards while others are completely worthless and will not give you any incentives no matter how much money you spend. All too often, people looking for students cards will be sucked into a nightmare of credit fees, high rates and debt galore, so be sure to read all of the information about a potential credit card before you fill out the paperwork. Also, around this time, you will probably be presented with multiple students loans which can help you pay for your college tuition and housing fees. These are great, but remember that you will have to pay them back sooner or later and interest will usually start piling up the month after you graduate with your Bachelors.
While most people think of credit cards and loans when they think of students, there are a multitude of other different products and companies which also give students great incentives and discounts. The student store at your college is a great place to find all kinds of deals on everything from a student's desk to a student's phone to students' software for your computer. Some of the larger universities even have in house computer stores so you can purchase your very own Apple or Dell laptop if you need a computer for your schoolwork.
As far as travel is concerned, there is really no better time to set out on your own adventure to discover the world you live in. From study abroad programs to special deals on student's flights, you can see the world for a price that is totally unheard of. If you are a college student with a disability, even cheaper rates apply if you book through your school's office for students with disabilities. All in all, from student's insurance to travel to all of the necessities to make your educational experience flow completely smoothly, there is a deal for just about everything if you are a student. If there is something out there you want to purchase, simply bust out your student credit card to purchase whatever it is that you want with your very own student discount. The possibilities for what you can save on are practically endless - and you can even pay for it all with the excess cash from your low interest student loan.