For a long time, going to college really meant going to college—as in packing your stuff, loading the car, waving goodbye to your hometown, family, and friends, and making your way to a more academic locale.
According to U.S. News & World Report, the average student in 2014–15 paid $9,999 for room and board in just one year. Multiply that by four years, and suddenly living at home while you work on your degree may start to seem like the wisest financial move.
But living at home with your family can come with a few unique challenges, especially when you’re adjusting to life as a college student. We’ve compiled a few tips to help you stay sane.
Topics: Commuter Life