Parent, might you be ready for a job change by the end of this summer?
If you make this job change decision strategically, you could save your kid $40,000 on college costs.
“Really? How could my job change save my kids money on college costs?”
Many colleges and universities provide free or reduced-price college tuition for the children of their employees.
If you’re an experienced accountant, food service professional, salesperson, marketing professional, groundskeeper, custodian, receptionist, career counselor, or administrative professional — or if you have a masters or Ph.D. credential that could allow you to teach on a university campus — this employee benefit could save your child a bundle over four years of college.
There may be a small catch, however. You may have to be employed by that college or university for four whole years before you can take advantage of this benefit. So plan ahead. If your child will be headed to college just two years from now, it’s still worth a shot.
To learn how your child can get a tuition reimbursement job that can pay off big, read the article I’ve written here.
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Who is Jeannie Burlowski?
Jeannie is a full-time author, academic strategist, and speaker. Her writing and speaking help parents set their kids up to graduate college debt-free and move directly into careers they excel at and love. Her work has been featured in publications such as The Huffington Post, USA Today, NerdWallet, and US News and World Report.