Posts Tagged: college

How To Upgrade Your College Apartment For Cheap
How To Upgrade Your College Apartment For Cheap

How To Upgrade Your College Apartment For Cheap

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
  If there’s any stereotype that holds true, it’s that most college students don’t have much money. Between taking out large student loans, struggling to make time for paid work against the burden of schoolwork and classes, and going out with friends, students often need to save money however they can. At the same time,…
How To Pay For Off-Campus Housing With a Student Loan
How To Pay For Off-Campus Housing With a Student Loan

How To Pay For Off-Campus Housing With a Student Loan

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One of our readers recently messaged with the question, “Can I pay for off-campus housing with student loans.” What an excellent question! The short answer is: yes!  Just remember, living off-campus can get expensive, as this New York Times article explains. In the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)’s Statement of Educational Purpose, it…
Graduation Move-Out: From Dorm to First Apartment
Graduation Move-Out: From Dorm to First Apartment

Graduation Move-Out: From Dorm to First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
School’s out for summer! Well, forever, actually. Once your dorm collects your keys and inspects the furniture for permanent damage, you’re out in the world!  It’s scary, exciting, and shocking, even if you’ve been preparing for months. If you’ve decided not to move back home, chances are you’ve found your own apartment, perhaps with college…