College tends to be the toughest level a student could ever reach since he will be introduced to the real world of survival and maturity. He will be able to start preparing his own future with his own choice of course. And mind you, if you are a parent, you will certainly have a hard time encouraging and pushing your child to choose the right course. And with this, I am basically talking to the student himself and giving him some tips on how to choose the right course in college.
I would like to include considering your budget but it seems like there are so many ways to come up with it. And also, nothing could ever stop you from achieving your goal. Not even financial problems.