Starting college is one of the most exciting times in a student’s life, but for those attending an out-of-state school, added difficulties arise. One of the greatest challenges these students face is registering to vote.
Trying to navigate voter registration brings with it with it a slew of questions like: Will it affect financial aid? Can parents still claim you on their taxes? Do you need a new driver’s license? Given the number of questions to sort through and the difficulty of finding truthful answers online, it’s easy to see why only 45% of young voters cast a ballot in the last presidential election.
To help ease this time of transition, BestColleges.com recently published a voting guide for students, which is useful for both first-time and out-of-state voters. Information includes: