One would think that frugality is something most students pursuing a higher education would be very familiar with. However, from my own personal experiences, I’ve gathered that we are an easily distracted bunch, and this extends to forgetting our burgeoning debts when we find a new video game/dress/car that we have to have.
“After months of paying over $100 out of pocket, she just couldn’t afford her medication anymore and had to stop taking it. I got a message from her that in the middle of her final exam period she’d been in the emergency room all night in excruciating pain.
Campus life can be a bewildering hodgepodge of academics, social activities and other miscellaneous responsibilities. It is tiring and stressful, and sometimes may become so overwhelming that you are struck…
There seems to be a small yet still very tragic phenomenon amongst college students, one that has existed for quite some time yet has not hit so close to home till recently. The story seems to follow the same sort of template: A college student has spent the majority of his/her life in the U.S. only to learn much later (usually when they’re a teenager or already in college) that they are currently illegal aliens.