Sharing's caring! Share this awesome article with your friends, you know u wanna...
Share on Facebook
0Tweet about this on Twitter
Share on LinkedIn
Pin on Pinterest
0Share on StumbleUpon

Choosing the Right College for Your Nomad Lifestyle

Your college search doesn’t need to begin and end with the Ivy League and other name brand schools. There are a plethora of schools you can choose from – some of them might be more well-known than others, but they’re all worth looking into. Here’s a bit of advice regarding choosing a college that’ll work for you.

You Don’t Need a Major

In reality, only a few high school kids have the experience or information they need to be able to choose a major. You might not know, for example, what area of business you want to major in, just that you want to look into MBA programs in California. And that’s perfectly fine. You need the depth and variety of the coursework in college in order to figure out your aptitude and interests. Most people in college will change their minds a minimum of 2 times before they decide on a major, and still graduate in their allotted 4 years. Not being decided on a major can actually be a good thing because it leaves you a bit more open to a variety of academic experiences.

Size Matters

Before you can plan your spring break vacation to Mexico, you need to enroll in college. The thing is, you don’t need to go to a massive school if you don’t want to. Most of the good colleges that specialize in liberal arts have populations of less than 4,000. College is basically a time for you to explore, and this means that smaller communities can be more conducive to the exploration of the internal variety. It isn’t the number of people, but the actual people themselves and the type of community you will learn in that’s what truly matters.

Know the Who’s and Why’s

Before you begin your search for a college, you need to closely examine yourself and your reasons for pursuing higher education. Why will you be going and what are your strengths and abilities, as well as what are any weaknesses you might have? Do you want something intangible or tangible from life? Are you the type of person who’s self-sufficient socially or do you need that family support? As you’re asking these questions, talk with school counselors, friends, and your family. They know you best and will be able to assist you with finding the answers.

You Can Afford It

If you assume that you just can’t afford to go to college because of the tuition’s sticker price, you’ll be missing out. There are a myriad of ways to pay for college. It can be difficult to discuss money, but by checking out all of your options and asking for advice and help, you’ll find choices that are affordable. Financial aid workshops and online resources are available to help you get started. Financial aid at university and college websites also offer information and links that are useful. Ask for help and get started early.

Finally, once you’ve narrowed your choices down, you can visit the colleges and find out about the various events they have. You can determine who any of the guest speakers might be. You can also talk with current faculty and students on your campus visit. Check the school’s website to determine who your admissions officer is and send them an email asking about the possibility of getting in touch with some of the students who might be from your area or those with interests similar to yours. All of these things will assist you in determining which college will be a good fit for your goals, financial ability, and personality.

Remember, never travel without travel insurance! And never overpay for travel insurance!

I use SafetyWing at $9 a week, and it's amazing. Also, it has great digital nomad insurance for people who are constantly travelling too! You can read my review here, and you can sign-up here

Also, if you want to start a blog...I CAN HELP YOU!

Also, if you want to start a blog, and start to change your life, I'd love to help you! Email me on In the meantime, check out my super easy blog post on how to start a travel blog in under 30 minutes, here! And if you just want to get cracking, use BlueHost at a discount, through me.

Also, (if you're like me, and awful with tech-stuff) email me and my team can get a blog up and running for you, designed and everything, for $300 - email to get started.

How about $55 free AirBnB credit?

Oh, one last thing! If you've never used AirBnB before, here's a $50 voucher for you! Enjoy!


So if you’re ready to…..

1) Change your life
2) Travel the world
3) Get paid to travel
4) Create a positive influence on others
5) Be free of offices and ‘real world’ rubbish

Then Sign Up Below and Let’s Get Started!


Got a question? Wanna comment? I'd love to hear from you

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Follow me on Instagram @onestep4ward