Helpful DuGood Articles

about Students, Teachers, & Education

Student debt.  Ouch!  I just cringed even typing out the words.  It’s a burden I wouldn’t wish on anyone – and a problem that way too many college students are facing!

So you’ve decided you want to continue your education.  Bravo!  Pursuing a degree at a college or trade school is a great investment in yourself and your future.

Student loans.  It’s crazy how so much emotion can be attached to those two little words.  I almost twitch when I think about the missed vacations, outings with friends, and years I just couldn’t afford a place of my own.  Thanks for letting me crash at your house mom and dad!

Teachers are pretty incredible people!  They are educators, influencers, encouragers, cultivators, destiny shapers.  On our good days, they celebrate with us. On our bad days, let’s be honest – sometimes they just have to put up with us.

Everything about college is expensive. In the end, the sacrifices will be worth it, but that’s no comfort to a poor college student staring at a few hundred dollars worth of textbooks every semester. On average, college students spend $1,200 a year on textbooks alone! Luckily, there are a few places you can go to save a few dollars.