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Articles to Help Make Your College Life Successful

Articles to help make your college life successful from State Farm®.
Mistakes College Students Make with Money

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

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 as an Adult Worth It

Is Going Back to School as an Adult Worth It

Lots of adults ask themselves how to go back to school — especially with jobs and families. These 5 questions help them consider their options.

A Timeline: How to Prepare for College

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

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

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

How to Prepare Your Finances After Graduation

After college there are decisions to make for budgeting, debt, savings, and retirement This article provides a good overview of what should be considered.

Insurance Tips For College Students

Helpful Car 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

Insurance Tips for College Students and Their Belongings

Plus a few things parents of college students should be aware of regarding insurance.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.