Leaving Cert: How to manage all the costs of going to college

Third-level education can be an expensive proposition, but there are things that can be done to lessen the cost, writes Patricia Wroe.

10th August, 2013
Students relax at University College Dublin.

It has never been more important for students and parents to consider their finances and budgeting before making decisions about their CAO and college choices. Over the next few days, it makes sense to face up to the realities of student costs and your family's budget as an important consideration in deciding which course to choose.

Research shows that for a student living away from home, the annual cost comes in at €7,902 and for...

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