As a single mother to a newborn, I struggled. Every dollar counts. I needed to provide a stable and safe home for my son; And for me, that meant going to college.
Paying for expenses — rent, utilities, a car, food, child care — was hard enough, and adding the cost of college into the mix made it nearly impossible. Even though I went to community college first, and received some financial aid and scholarships, the costs are still increasing.