Out-of-state colleges broaden horizons

Mateya Petrova, Staff Writer

Attending an out-of-state college is better than in-state. Going out of state can ensure that the right major is available, and gives the opportunity to meet new people and go to new places. 

Sometimes colleges in-state do not have the right majors you want to pursue, so going to an out-of-state college can offer the majors and careers you want to pursue. 

The positive effect that comes out of attending a college out of Georgia is getting to visit places you have not been to before. Explore your new town while you study in it.

Explore your new town while you study in it.

— Staff Writer Mateya Petrova

In an out-of-state college, there will be more people you have never met before than in an in-state college, giving you the benefit of making new friends and doing study groups with new people.

The one problem that gets everyone having second thoughts about if they actually want to attend an out-of-state college is the cost. It does cost a lot more to go to study and learn in a college farther away from home than going to a college near your home. 

Luckily, some out-of-state colleges near the Georgia border give the opportunity for students to pay in-state tuition. Also, there are many colleges that provide scholarships each year to help students cover costs. 

Going to an out-of-state college will give you the benefit of choosing from lots of majors, exploring new places, and making new friends and new memories.