Financial wellness is an important skill to learn to navigate adult life. Students will learn basic financial wellness information including budgeting tips, credit information, protecting one’s identity, and capitalizing on financial aid resources.
Recognizing how much college is going to cost creates an opportunity to find resources that will support your financial plan throughout your academic career. This workshop will provide an overview for the cost of an undergraduate or graduate degree. You will also receive tips for creating a plan to support your financial obligations (tuition, textbooks, etc.) as a student.
Scholarships help students pay for college without the burden of paying them back. Students will gain tips to develop a road map to apply for scholarships. The key components of this workshop are to capitalize on your strengths and skills to put your best foot forward when applying for scholarships. In the end, students will gain the necessary skills to explore available scholarships and prepare a winning application.
One option to pay for college is by utilizing student loans. Students will learn to make smart choices in regard to taking out student loans and paying them back. Recognizing the impact that a student loan will have on your financial plan once you have graduated with an undergraduate or graduate degree is key. Students will gain information that better assists them in making the financial decisions related to student loans.
It is possible to maintain physical health while living on a college student’s budget. Students will learn to make decisions based on their physical and financial health. Topics covered will include how to budget for grocery shopping, how to identify budget/health friendly choices, and more! Students will be able to walk away with tools on how to properly navigate the grocery store and how to make health conscious decisions with their financial health in mind.