With the start of classes quickly approaching, many college students are struggling to find their footing in a school year that’s still being shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many universities like Harvard and George Washington University have announced fully remote learning for the fall semesters, while others are planning a remote and limited-contact hybrid format.
Even though higher education will mostly cost the same virtually as it did in-person, adapting to the new college experience at home can give some students the opportunity to make smart money moves. Here are six things students can do to maximize accumulated savings while learning from home.
Start by talking to financial aid
If your family has been financially impacted by the coronavirus, appealing for more financial assistance is the first step you should take according to Mark Kantrowitz, vice president of research for SavingForCollege.com. “With about a third of working Americans losing their jobs, … Read More