School Costs Up 1000 Euros in Italy
As September nears, a good four percent hike for school costs is
expected to hit the pocket books of every single student, according to Italian consumer groups.
According to recent news reports from Italian consumer group agencies, school kits, text books and other academic costs will increase in price.
- Increases Per student
- Books – €526
- Diaries, notebooks, dictionaries – €456
- Other expenses to look out for:
- Backpacks – low cost to designer bags. A brand for a designer backpack can reach €120
Why the increase?
Designer logos, sports teams, cartoons, characters in famous TV series .
Remember the Kiss Lunchbox?
Today’s pop idols follow the same platform set up by the once masked musicians. Double the price.
How to cut school costs?
Say bye bye to fashion brands. Do not buy items related to famous cartoon characters or dolls.
Shop at the supermarket chain stores. You can save up to 40% by staying away from specialty paper shops.
Do not buy early. Postpone purchases. The stocks of notebooks, pens and other school items can be bought at a later date. Often waiting, you save.
Wait for the Professors. For the more technical materials (from the compass to the dictionaries) it is often better to wait for your teachers to specify exactly the materials needed in order to avoid superfluous purchases.
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Neutral – avoid having a personal dog in the fight.