Recently, I published the post How I Graduated From College In 2.5 Years With 2 Degrees and Saved $37,500. While I did graduate quickly and there are benefits related to that, there are things I missed out on by rushing my college experience.
Now I wouldn't say I had the worst college experience, but I also wouldn't say it was the best college experience in the world.
I understand that you can't go back and change the past, but sometimes you can help others learn from your mistakes.
Below are some of the things I would change about my college experience:
I would have started paying off my student loans while I was in college.
While I did pay off my student loans quickly, I didn't really put much towards them while I was actually in college.
Instead, I worked full-time and put most of my money towards things I shouldn't have been spending on, such as for clothing and restaurants. It was a huge waste of money, and I can't help but bang my head on a wall when I think about how much money I wasted.
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