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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The Ralphie Discount List

by Danielle Meltz, Student Blogger

Being a college student in Boulder isn’t cheap. Tuition, live music, dinner with friends, and late night pizza runs add up quickly. However, there are a few stores that understand our “poor college student” status and offer student discounts. Check out some of these stores during your holiday shopping and remember to show that college ID to cash in on the discounts!

Woman with Shopping BagsClothes and Apparel

Ann Taylor: Female students gearing up for career fair season might want to look into the 15% discount off of full-priced items that Ann Taylor has.

Charlotte Russe: Sign up for texts and you get a 10% that day

Club Monaco: This certainly isn’t the cheapest store, but if you decide to invest in some Club Monaco apparel they have a 20% off all items for college student in store and online.

Eddie Bauer: go considering there’s a. From clothing basics to camping gear, Eddie Bauer’s you’re one shop wonder for all your Colorado essentials; 10% discount on all items

J.Crew: Get a 15% discount in stores when you show your school ID.

Madewell: The store that manages to have clothes for every style also has a 15% student discount.

 

Technology

Apple: You might want to let your parents in on Apple’s student deals. Current students, students accepted to college, and parents buying for college students all get discounts on Apple products. You can save up to $200 on a MacBook and up to $20 on an iPad.

Amazon: Students can get a free six-month trial of Amazon Prime, which offers free two-day shipping on all of Amazon’s items and a $10 credit when you refer a friend.

Best Buy: Discounts on everything from Apple products, to printers and PC’s, Best Buy might be the place to hit if you’re unsure about what you want your next appliance to be.

Dell University: Dell University is a program through Dell that offers discounts on technology for students.

RadioShack: Everything from TV’s to iPhone cases, get $10 off of your next tech purchase.

Sony: Need some sweet new electronics? College students get 10 percent off.

Food

If you have the Flatiron Meal Plan however, you might want to look into what their discounted restaurant of the week is right now.

Hopefully holiday shopping just got a little easier with all the clothing and technology deals available for students!

 

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