Tuition is only the tip of the iceberg for college expenses. Students should also factor in books, housing, meals and transportation.
“People look at tuition and think, ‘Oh, that’s what I need,’” Suzanna de Baca of Ameriprise Financial told U.S. News last year
. “They don’t really make a good list of all the different expenses that are involved.”
2. Maximize Other Funding Sources