15 Signs You’re A Broke College Student

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Ah, college.  The time of freedom, finals, and…no funds.  It’s the happiest, most broke time of your life. Here are 15 signs you’re a broke college student.

1. You know you’re broke when you eat Ramen every day

Just keep slurping down those “oodles of noodles,” bud.

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2. Studying isn’t fun…but at least it’s cheap

To the library we go!

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3. Free meals are not only appreciated, they’re necessary

So if you want you activity to be filled with people, offer free food.

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4. Whenever you find cheap booze, take advantage of that

Because you never know when you’ll be able to get that stuff again

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5. You’re willing to do anything to score some cash

What? Nobody likes having an empty bank account.

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6. Broke friends are the best of friends

They totally get it when you can’t afford to go to that hot new club and they’ll eat left-overs with you every day without complaint.

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7. You’ll go through a period of desiring more out of life

But life is just teaching you patience and how to life on less.

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8. You’ll solicit money from anyone who’s willing to give it

This is especially true for those two wonderful parents of yours who have plenty.

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9. When your friends want to go out to an expensive restaurant

We just can’t be doing that all the time.

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10. But, really you just want to go to the expensive place

It sounds like so much fun!

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11. You may not own a business but you’re in a whole lot of debt

Sometimes you feel like you’re going to be poor forever.

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12. When you have to give yourself a budget to live on

Have you tried living off of a penny a week?  It’s not easy!

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13. You take matters into your own hands regarding health care

Ain’t nobody got time (or money) to go to the doctor!

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14. Someday you’ll graduate

And then you’ll have to pay back all that day you accumulated. Ugh. Life sucks.

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15. If you think post-graduation will be better, think again

I mean, you won’t have to worry about school anymore.  You’ll just be working your life away in a job you don’t like very much that doesn’t even pay a whole lot.  Welcome to real life.

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