Skip to comments.8 extreme ways to avoid college debt (CNBC chimes in)
Posted on 05/11/2014 6:40:02 AM PDT by Libloather
Make an emancipation declaration
Get hitched (and marry down)
Join the military
Welcome the welfare state
Crowd-fund your tuition
Sell your genetic material
Reimagine the semester abroad
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The best way to avoid college debt is to not take out any loans.
Go to trade school for something like welding, plumbing, HVAC, etc. so you can graduate and get a high paying job within a couple of years.
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From age 16-20, serve plates of food at Los Amigos, change adult diapers at Sunset Acres Care Center, and clean the homes of friends. Save the money.
Go to college.
Don’t buy a car.
During the summer break, resume working.
Graduate debt free.
Get an entry level job at a company that offers tuition reimbursement. Take evening or online college classes. It takes longer, and it’s a lot of work, but you end up with a degree AND work experience AND no student debt.
take high school ap classes, start college with three semesters of credit.
live at home,
work full time attend college part time
Sell ur blood
It is also not ‘avoidance’. My son enlisted for this monetary assistance which was helpful, but his debts are paid, not avoided.
Renounce your citizenship, leave the country, come back as an ILLEGAL, and get a FREE RIDE, at least here in Texas, thanks to Rick Perry and the rest of the Republican Establishment.
Do as much undergrad work as possible at junior college. Then get a degree in a field where there is work.
And don’t party your life away at College. If possible live with your parents and go to a college near your home.
Take a part time job and pay for your own tuition and books.
1. Attend first two years at a local community college and live with parents.
2. Become a resident assistant (RA) on a college dorm floor (part or all of room and board paid for which is tax free).
3. Depending on major, find summer positions that pay well-certainly mechanical or power engineering majors work in power plants for the summer-with over time make $15,000.
4. Follow mrs.a excellent advice.
5. Graduate with a degree that has a good starting salary and payoff your debt quickly. Graduates of the state maritime academies with degrees in marine engineering are making $70,000 a year plus room and board for about six months work (7 days a week and probably 10 hours a day)
Effing’ weak generation. 07’ grad here and after the first year, I rescinded my college loan by working odd jobs after hours such as telemarketer, C programmer, escort service driver and strip club DJ, including bartender. Cash jobs.
“If possible live with your parents and go to a college near your home.”
Worked for me along with a decent part time job. Graduated on time with no debt.
There's 9 if you ask Belle Knox.
You have it backwards. You can’t renounce your citizenship in the US, so you first have to leave the country.
Go to Trade School. Begin earning money immediately.
You’re obviously not familiar with the cost of college in 2014 if you think that’s plausible. Nobody can save enough waiting tables in four years - assuming they have any expenses whatsoever in the interim - to pay for a four year degree of any significance. Obviously if mommy and daddy subsidize them then that’s different.