Luckily, being a somewhat broke college student taught me how to shop on a budget. If you, like me, love shopping but don't always have the cash to spend, here are some things to think about. These are the confessions of a broke, college shopaholic, aka how to shop on a budget! Isla Fisher...

You have teenage starlets who want very adult wardrobes and grown-up actresses trying to pass for college kids: it's confusing, to put it mildly. But occasionally we come across someone who embraces the correct look for her years flawlessly, like this month's Style Spotlight subject, Elle...

The market may be saturated with all sorts of daily deal and flash sale sites, but a new "private shopping community" called Kembrel has an interesting take on the e-tail trend: target college kids. Kembrel partners with companies appealing to the college-aged market (American Apparel,...

Spring Break usually conjures up images of half-naked, rowdy college kids ripping shots and pounding beer, but that's just one of many Spring Break options. Sure, it's nice to get away with a group of friends and just check out for a week, but what about a relaxing spa week? And for all the...

As a former broke college student, I had to be completely frugal with how I spend my money. But as a former broke college student that loves beauty products and other girly things, I had to be extra careful to not splurge too much on makeup. Well, I can't help it! Makeup is just too much fun...

Here's a funny factoid: many high school and college kids who wear wristwatches still pull out their smartphones to see what time it is. While undoubtedly odd, it does underscore what a fashion accessory the watch has become. "Considering how casual most people dress on a day-to-day basis,"...

Photo Credit: ELLE Dining as a college kid is tough, especially when you're plucked from the protective wings of your sorority house/dorm cafeteria and tossed into your own pint-sized apartment. Sure, you could throw a Lean Cuisine into the microwave, but there's something about eating a...

The economy sucks, your part time barely makes enough for you to have a decent meal, or even because you're a broke college student. Whatever it may be, there is something you should always take into consideration: splurging. Splurging is a term used when people spend way too much money for...

Last month, fellow CF writer Caitlyn reported on trendy ankle-wrap pumps, and mentioned that most of the versions currently available in stores were too expensive for the average broke college girl. In that same post, CF reader Shelley (thank you for commenting!) suggested that a DIY version...

Thanks for visiting! Guest post from my friends over at College Candy! Oh, the glamorous life of college kids. From the lectures, to the parties, to the late night library sessions, to the awkward Sunday morning walk of shames. This is our weekly schedule. This is how we roll through the...

 

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