Whether you’re a freshman or a senior at Sac State, college will always have its challenges. These may be as simple as finding the right campus hangout spots or as serious as understanding how and what to study for before an exam. Whatever the case may be, an obstacle is an obstacle. That’s why PRSSA is here to present you with a set of college hacks every Monday! No matter what situation you’re in, we have the answers for you to conquer it. This week, we are providing you with a few helpful apps that will help you save a few pennies during your college experience.
1. Groupon is a worldwide e-commerce marketplace connecting subscribers with local markets by offering activities, travel, goods and services. It is meant for collective purchasing by offering discounts/coupons for group deals to consumers.
As a college student, self-care is super important. Between the stresses of school and work, students should take the time to do something relaxing that they can enjoy. Use the Groupon app to find some great deals on an activity you and your friends can enjoy together. Groupon includes deals on yoga sessions, massages and so much more!
This app is so convenient because it is helping you save on spending what you would have spent anyway. Being a shopper is inevitable, but being a smart shopper is a skill! Next time you are browsing the mall, be sure to be browsing your RetailMeNot app for all the latest savings too!
As many of us know, buying food on campus can be expensive fairly quick. Epicurious is a great way to get started on meal prepping! Prepare your meals at the beginning of the week so they are ready for you to grab in the mornings before school or work. This is a convenient and affordable way to save money and time in your existing schedules.
The great part about this app is that there is no spending necessary. All it takes to earn some kicks is walking into a store. Work in retail? This app is great for you! Download Shopkick and take a lap around the mall on your breaks. You’re getting your steps and your kicks in for the day. You’re welcome!
Once again, this is a great way to save during your busy schedules. With a little bit of planning you can do a lot of saving!