All of us can use some spare change. Whether it’s for spending on snacks or for saving up to our next car, as a college student, money is important. Some of us even need money to pay for our tuition. Not everyone receives financial aid and some simply don't have family help to cover the costs. No matter your situation, being able to make an extra few dollars on a college student's time schedule can be huge. Here are a few ways in which you can make some extra cash on the side.
As a college student, you are constantly writing essays and reports. If you do a quick google search for freelance writing jobs, you will find a wide variety of blogs or companies looking for people to write quality articles for them. Once you are writing, why not get paid? If you want to take it a little further, pick a topic that you are knowledgeable in and write about it. Start a blog and gain followers. Eventually, after you have a core following, you can start incorporating advertisements and product placements. Depending on the amount of views you attract, companies will pay a lot of money for the opportunity to be featured.
2. Build A Website!
With the development of the internet, website building has gotten a lot easier. No longer do you need to know how to code in order to build a visually appealing website. Most of us (the younger generation) already have the skills necessary. Often, you will meet people who need a website for their business, but they lack the skills to make it. They end up turning to web design companies who charge an arm and a leg. As a college student, you can build them a website and charge a lot less than the established designers. The more you do it the better you will get and website building will get easier. You can even put it on your personal resume!
We sit in class for many hours each day. Some of us sleep, others twiddle their thumbs watching the clock, and a few pay attention. Start focusing and taking notes. When you feel that you have a good grasp on the material, you can begin tutoring! There are always students who are struggling and sometimes they just need someone to go over the material with them outside of the classroom. Get your name out there by hanging up signs, making business cards, and posting on social media.