Hoping to save money on college? Easy enough: don’t spend so much time there
To most of us, the very possibility that you can save money on college is right up there with the validity of the Easter Bunny. And that’s understandable: it doesn’t take much research on the subject to make you gasp in horror.
A degree from a big-name school can cost upwards of $250,000. Even a state university (always a frugal choice for a solid education) can cost you the price of a modest house over four years’ time. And at least with a house, you get 20-30 years to pay it off; you have to pay off student loans in ten.
So what’s a person to do?