Saying “I Do” for In-State College Tuition

Categories: Admissions Advice

For most college-bound students, the hardest part of their college search is the admissions process.  Then comes finding the scholarships and financial aid to actually pay for college.  But for some students going to out-of-state schools, they may find themselves taking a few extra steps…

Marrying for In-State TuitionWould you get married in order to save on the in-state tuition? Is the out-of-state school of your dreams worth matrimony? According to The New York Times,  for some students, it most definitely is:

When Berkeley still denied [Elaine Davis] residency (living in an apartment owned by her father disqualified her as independent), Ms. Davis married a childhood friend. She saved $38,000 in out-of-state tuition over two years.

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Original Post Date: February 7th, 2011

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