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Lynne DeAmelio-Rafferty

Lynne DeAmelio-Rafferty

Lynne is a freelance writer with experience in writing, teaching, and management. She has a M.S. in Special Education from Wheelock College and an M.Ed in Elementary Education from UMass Boston. Her Bachelor's is in Psychology and Criminal Justice. She is also certified in Early Childhood Teaching and Administration.

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Moving to College on a Budget: 5 Things You Can Do Right Now

As you tear open your acceptance letter, you feel a sigh of relief come over you. You are in! You look at your paperwork...

8 Essential To-Do’s After Accepting a College Admissions Offer

You are finally able to take a breath. Endless college essays, test scores, recommendations, and scholarship application...

What should I be doing to Save for College?

When considering college, one of the most prevalent worries from students and their families revolves around how to save...

How Much Does the Average College Student Spend on Travel?

It has been estimated that on average a college student will spend between $1,050 and $1,800 on transportation costs. Ad...

How Much Does the Average College Student Spend on Textbooks?

While preparing for college, wondering about how much college textbooks cost is a good idea, because they often cost muc...

How Much Does the Average College Student Spend on Living Expenses?

It’s straightforward to find information about college tuition and room and board. But, what about the other expenses th...

How Much Does the Average College Student Spend on Health Insurance?

Health insurance is another one of those budget line items that many people tend to forget when they budget for college....

How Much Do Fraternities and Sororities Cost?

Deciding to “Go Greek” during your college journey definitely takes some careful consideration, especially as far as cos...

How Much Does the Average College Student Spend on Food?

Calculating how much an average college student spends on food can be a little difficult as meal plans, students, and co...

How Much can a Student Earn Before it Affects Financial Aid?

There is sometimes confusion surrounding financial aid, income limits, and the amount that a student is able to work bef...

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