Tag: College budget


Guest Post: So You’re Gonna Be A College Freshman

About the author: Allie is starting her senior year at University of Arizona, which she selected after an intensive search for colleges in the Western U.S. with speech therapy and audiology programs.  She graciously agreed to allow Creative Marbles to repost the following from her blog.   This summer I worked at the College of Admissions at …


812% = Rise of College Text Book Prices Since 1980

While families know they’ll pay for college textbooks, the actual expense may be seen as, “OMG, ONE more thing I have to pay for?!?”  When families may already feel limited in savings and income to pay for rising college tuition, planning ahead can help reduce stress.  Knowing the average annual textbook expense at potential colleges, …