Taking Advantage of Student Discounts

by Nicole Ryan, Student Blogger

I think it’s safe to say we all enjoy saving money.  Especially as we make our way through college, we can find that at times money can be pretty tight.  But don’t fear!  There are ways to save and make your money go farther.  One of the easiest, and often over-looked, is student discounts.  Almost every place you go, whether it be a store, restaurant, amusement park, and so on has some sort of student discount.  All you have to do is present your student ID for some major deals!  Here are some sites that can help guide you on what discounts are out there for you!

100 Stores with Student Discounts

http://www.bestcollegesonline.com/blog/2012/12/11/100-stores-that-give-a-student-discount/

This page is great because not only does it give you 100 different locations that offer student discounts but it also breaks them up into categories such as ‘school supplies’ or ‘clothing.’

Ways to Save with Student Discounts

http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2014/07/ways-to-save-with-student-discounts/index.htm

This is another awesome site that give you multiple companies that offer student discounts and what types of discounts those are.

Student ID Discounts via Pinterest

https://www.pinterest.com/explore/student-id-discounts/

Pinterest is a great place to look up student ID discounts.  The site is able to connect you with many other sites and sources of information.

10 Clothing Stores with Student Discounts You Didn’t Know About

http://www.srtrends.com/10-clothing-stores-with-student-discounts-you-didnt-know-about/

Here you can find all of the most popular clothing stores and their discounts listed.  This is perfect for us students who are trying to maintain a fashionable wardrobe on a small budget.  your student discount can save you a decent amount of money at any of these stores.

Some local places in Colorado that offer discounts for student ID’s are The Denver Museum of Nature and Science, season passes at almost all the Colorado ski resorts, and admission to the Denver Art Museum.

Being a college student isn’t cheap.  That’s why it’s important to know what places offer discounts so you aren’t over-spending when you don’t need to be.  Some of your favorite clothing stores or restaurants could offer student discounts of 10 or even 15 percent without you even knowing!  All you have to do is ask!

Stay in the loop with student discounts and you can save some serious money!

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