With high tuition costs, college is expensive as is. Add in room and board, textbooks and other miscellaneous costs, and college can seem unaffordable. Hitha Prabhakar, personal finance advocate for Mint.com, gave out important tips on how you can save money while in college. Her tips include buying used furniture and textbooks, not bringing a car and spreading out school supply shopping.

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