Best discounts for students in Berkeley

College is expensive. Unfortunately, that’s the sad, stark reality of our lives right now. After buying all the required textbooks and course readers, our wallets are getting a bit thin. But that’s not all. We also need to buy food, pay rent, do laundry— the list goes on and on.
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How to buy groceries like a real adult

Contrary to popular belief, a college student’s food pyramid shouldn’t consist only of instant ramen, coffee, dining hall food and booze. For those of you who just moved into your first apartment, it’s probably the first time you’ve had to prepare a meal for yourself and (gasp) buy your own groceries.
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Ways to fund your spring break

Spring break is less than three weeks away, which means deteriorating ambition, an increase in daydreaming and a desperate last-minute attempt to save up money for all spring break activities, both legal and otherwise. If you, like so many other unfortunate souls, find yourself looking under vending machines just for
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Most expensive textbooks in Cal Student Store

The Cal Student Store is your one-stop shop for everything you’ll need for the semester. From fancy pens to plastic cups to blankets that say “Go Bears,” you should be able to find everything you need — especially all those nicely priced, inexpensive textbooks. OK, maybe not inexpensive. We all
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New semester resolutions

The combination of the new year and the new semester has everyone making a lot of resolutions. But how realistic are your resolutions, really? You say you’re definitely going to try a smoothie cleanse, but let’s be real — you don’t even own a blender. We at the Clog put together a
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How to make quick money in the new year

It’s a widely accepted belief that Venmo is actually just a ploy to get college students to not realize how much money they’re spending on C.R.E.A.M. and 3 a.m. Artichoke. If you’ve recently been finding yourself always missing $20 bills, quickly saying “I’ll just Venmo you later” and wondering how
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Quick guide to busking etiquette

We’ve all been there — walking past Paris Baguette and the Downtown Berkeley BART station when a band starts playing. Playing in the street for money, also known as busking, is pretty popular in our city, especially around this time of year. The Berkeley and San Francisco street corners are
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How to crush your next consulting interview

This article has been brought to you by Pinterest. Pinterest: never have a boring time in the bathroom again.  ‘Tis the season to be jolly, but avoid taking Molly before your interview. That would just be too jolly for a suit. It’s consulting season and interviews are cramming up an already full
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How to save for that perfect Cabo spring break

Now it may only be week five, but we can’t help that our minds are already wandering to our spring break plans. But it is actually never too early to start saving money so we can fulfill these little daydreams that are constantly triggered each time a professor says the
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