Feature Friday: College Student Discounts and Savings!

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Every Friday, I feature a fun and budget-friendly option in the Greater Boston area. The “Feature Friday” is typically mentioned on the Cheap Eats list, Free Things to Do in Boston, or Discount Attractions. However, there’s so much budget-friendly ideas on my pages, I thought it would be fun to feature something budget-friendly and different each week. Also, each Feature Friday is something I have personal experience with or took advantage of recently! Enjoy!

I know I am no longer a college student, but I wanted college discounts and savings to be highlighted as a Feature Friday post this week.

One of my favorite ways to save money in college was to get involved and take advantage of so many free student activities. Free comedians, free coffeehouses with musicians, free game shows with awesome prizes, free food and much more are available constantly through your college. Make sure to follow your local Student Activities department on Twitter or Facebook to stay connected.

Free Entertainment is definitely a great college perk and you don’t have to go too far for it. Also, if you get involved in clubs and organizations, you may also receive free perks, swag, free food at meetings, etc. It’s also a great way to meet new people too.

If you are looking to get off campus, your college ID card is a great way to save money too. There are so many local restaurants, attractions, retailers and more that will give college students a discount with a valid college ID. Often times college discounts are not advertised so make sure to ask if they have any discounts for college students.

There are also many college discounts that are advertised and I compiled a list of them all in Boston as well as national deals too. All college discounts in Boston and beyond can be found here and make sure to leave a comment if I missed anything.

What is your favorite college discount?

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