Articles to help make your college life successful
Articles from State Farm® to help make your college life successful.
FAFSA® Facts Families Need to Know - State Farm®
FAFSA® stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. We'll explain the important things about FAFSA that can help pay for college.
Mistakes College Students Make with Money
Money mistakes in college can have long-term implications. We review financial advice for college students and show you how to avoid common pitfalls.
How To Plan for College Visits
Planning for college visits can be exciting and stressful. We review how to narrow down the best places to visit and how to plan for these college tours.
Is Going Back to School Worth It?
Lots of adults ask themselves how to go back to school — especially with jobs and families. These questions help them consider their options.
A Timeline: How to Prepare for College
Track the key steps you and your high schooler should consider when preparing for college.
Life Basics for College-Bound Kids
Prepare your student for the transition from home to college. Discuss finances, health and insurance to help college-bound kids manage classes and personal life.
How to Apply for College Scholarships
Help your student apply for college scholarships with these tips for finding scholarship opportunities, writing good essays and submitting applications.
How to Prepare Your Finances After Graduation
After college there are decisions to make for budgeting, debt, savings, and retirement. Check out this good overview of what should be considered.
Insurance tips for college students
Helpful Car Insurance Tips for College Students
When your child goes away to college/university & leaves their car behind, here are options to lower your insurance premiums while they are away.
Insurance Tips for College Students and Their Belongings
Learn how your homeowners insurance policy protects your college student and their belongings while they are living in a residence hall or dorm.
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