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Earn Money While Studying 5-Simple Ways For College Students

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Earn Money While Studying.

Earn Money While Studying.  Yes, it is possible.  College students across the world have bright aspirations for the future. However, they want to enjoy the present; for life gets tougher with every passing year of growing responsibilities. Striving to do everything, allows them limited opportunity to maintain a good financial balance.

The harder they try and budget their limited finances, most of them still end up with empty pockets mid-way. Such a scenario persuades a lot of them to look for flexible work opportunities.  In this post, we share few simple ways to earn money while studying.

Here we discuss few such opportunities that allow college students to earn on the go. The most significant aspect being that these opportunities do not push the students to compromise on their studies. Rather it is all about using their imagination to find small avenues of utilizing their talent.

Most of these work opportunities allow students to gain a lot of life experiences, which is beyond the bookish curriculum. They get to live and learn from varied life scenarios and enrich their personalities.

Simple Ways to Earn Money While Studying

 1.  Be a Virtual Employee And Earn Money While Studying

This is one of the best ways and means to earn while studying in colleges. This kind of job provides the opportunity to assist someone located in another geographical location.

It could be someone based out in a different time zone altogether, allowing you an option to assist after college hours. The tasks could be scheduling their calendar, data entry, conducting preliminary interviews on call etc.

There are various extensions to this one, like Medical Transcription, supporting and maintain websites, blogging, content writing, content marketing, Social campaigns, managing social media accounts, freelancing as a recruiter, etc.

The only essential logistical requirements are having an uninterrupted internet connection, laptop, mobile, etc. While you should be able to communicate in the language desired by the kind job.

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2.  Looking out For Campus Jobs And Earn Money 

It seems to be nearer home. Wherein, students can assist professors after class hours, in preparing notes.

They can do the research and collate data, prepare presentations, etc.

The job allows them an opportunity to stay connected with the academic and their professors while earning on the go.

Sometimes colleges also offer such students perks like free education or a scholarship in lieu of actual money.

3.  Do Freelancing And Earn Money While Studying     

In freelancing job opportunity, students can utilize their talents in writing, editing, web designing, and the likes. Students from IT backgrounds can provide support for coding or testing.

As writers, one can write academic, general or new articles for different organizations. One can also offer assignment writing support for other students from lower grades.

They can identify their strength subjects and offer unique assignments, in exchange for a good fee.

One can work with assignment services companies to reach out to a lot of students.


4.  Offering Online Tutoring:   

It is also in line with offering assignment writing services. Here, the concerned student can actually tutor an individual or a group of students from lower grades online.

Students can also prepare the course syllabus and segregate modules for the given subject.

It could be a live tutoring scenario with an option to raise queries. After each session, the tutor can take up queries and share the recordings of the session.

They can associate with online tutoring services to deliver these sessions, on a subject of choice. The only requirements would be a good knack in the subject and the required spoken language.

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5.  Working at Restaurants and Cafes: 

This seems to be amongst the most favored work opportunities for college students.

Cooking, waiting or delivering orders, allows the students an opportunity to interact and mingle with people.

Such students can learn a lot of new skills while earning money on the sidelines. Also, the task offers them a breather from regular jobs, requiring a lot of mental effort.

Of course, the above-mentioned opportunities to study and earn, are not the only ones.

There are a plethora of opportunities waiting to be explored, like assisting at grocery stores/marts, taxi driving, etc.

However, the student needs to be sure of what he/she is looking at.

Would they want to polish their learning and delivering skills through tutoring or assignment assistance?

Or, expand their zone of comfort by delivering pizzas. Moreover, all such opportunities offer different levels of income earning.

Hence, the final call must be on the basis of the time at hand, beyond college hours.

Published on: Mar 15, 2018 @ 19:21

This is a guest contribution from Kristy Murphy.

She is the Chief Editor at  Tutor Help Club. She is a passionate blogger and has written several articles on Online Marketing and Blogging niche.  She loves to guide people on how to make a better living online. 


Disclaimer:  This is a guest contribution to Philipscom and the tips tricks, strategies mentioned in it does not reflect the view and opinions of P V Ariel or Philipscom blog. For Information Read This


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  1. Hi Kristy,

    Internet has opened the doors of monetization for all. Not just students but retired people, housewives and even frustrated people can make money by working online.


    March 15, 2018
  2. anil

    Hi, this is really an informative article, I am sure there are so many possibilities out there to use for the benefit of college going children to earn money while studying. keep sharing such useful contents for the benefit of the readers of Philipscom. Thanks Philip for getting this information for us. Keep up the good work;

    March 16, 2018
  3. jack taylor
    jack taylor

    Hi kristy,

    I provide tutoring services to students in lower grades.They love it as someone from their age group is teaching them.

    March 16, 2018
  4. Ashraf khalid
    Ashraf khalid

    Thanks for sharing this attractive and very useful information with us.
    The options shared in this post is really worth trying.
    I will share this with some of my friends.
    Keep it up.

    March 16, 2018
  5. Dhruv Bhatt
    Dhruv Bhatt

    Thanks a lot for sharing this wonderful information. Now I understood the different available option to make money online. I will try some of these ways and hopefully can make some money. Will come again to read more such informative posts. Keep writing.

    March 17, 2018
  6. Meir Ifrah
    Meir Ifrah


    Thank you for this article , my daughter is a high school student , as possible part-time income creating , I think that there are many opportunities now available on the internet, for a good example like Virtual Assistant (VA) especially for “PINTEREST” , actually there are even many tutoring courses for VA , VA is in great demand indeed

    March 18, 2018
  7. Doc. Honey
    Doc. Honey

    Hi Kristy,

    Your article is very informative for students who want to earn money for their studies and their necessities. It’s very helpful. After reading this post, I am sure any student can make money during their research. For me, working at restaurant and cafes is the easiest way to earn money. I will share this article with my students. Thanks for sharing.

    March 18, 2018
  8. Acchms

    Would they want to polish their learning and delivering skills through tutoring or assignment assistance?

    March 19, 2018
  9. Kristy Murphy
    Kristy Murphy

    Thank you, everyone, for your the lovely comments.I would continue writing such articles for the benefit of the student community.

    March 19, 2018
  10. Kuldeep Singh
    Kuldeep Singh

    Hi Kristy,
    Your article is very informative I am sure any student can make money during their research. I Will come again to read more such informative posts. Keep writing.

    March 21, 2018
  11. R Kholi
    R Kholi

    Thanks Kristy for the post. All these are amazing ways to earn money especially freelance work which has a lot of demand these days.

    March 22, 2018
  12. Neil C
    Neil C

    Thanks Kristy for the post, this is an amazing post keep updating this type of posts.
    Happy to be here on Philips page for the first time.
    Keep sharing philips.

    March 24, 2018
  13. College Burden
    College Burden

    Excellent and decent post , I found this much informative, as to what I was exactly searching for. Thanks for such post and please keep it up.

    April 1, 2018
  14. Elizabeth Noonan
    Elizabeth Noonan

    Hello Kristy, I enjoy reading through your article post. I like to write a little comment to support you. I look forward to new updates and will share this site with my Facebook group. Chat soon!

    August 28, 2019
  15. Dolly W. Jordan
    Dolly W. Jordan

    Kristy Good day! Do you use Twitter? I’d like to follow you if that would be ok. I’m definitely enjoying your blog and look forward to new posts.

    August 28, 2019

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