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Planning ahead inculdes registering your interest in a convention and taking time over the class selections. Sometimes this can be very daunting as you want to do everything. Consider your class selection carefully, add up the additional costs for pieces etc. Look into the options for accomodation. Perhaps there is someone you can share with? Consider also what meals are provided and what are not. You need to sit down and chart almost every hour for a big convention so you know what you are in for in terms of dollar coast and your energy levels. please also plan a few breaks too. your body and creative brain do need a rest! It pays to look into one of these before you comit to attend one so you have a chance to know what you are in for. Also keep in mind your travel costs. try setting a budget before you begin and stick to it.