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    It's that time of year

    I'm a college student, loans are running low, and food is scarce. What are your favorite cheap foods?

    Im a big fan of Velveeta, cold cereal, Ramen is ok.



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    Re: It's that time of year

    Lived on hotdogs for a few weeks out of every year in college.



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    Re: It's that time of year

    Mac and Cheese. If you get the cheap brand stuff, it's like 50 cents or less a box. I also ate a lot of PB&J sandwiches.


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    Re: It's that time of year

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKyro View Post
    Lived on hotdogs for a few weeks out of every year in college.
    75 cent bread from the Bread Store, Rice A Roni, Skippy Peanut Butter, Penne with Pasta Sauce....



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    Re: It's that time of year

    I was always a fan (still am) of hamburger helper. Hopefully you can afford a pound of hamburger, if not I'm sure there is some good roadkill you could find. Once it's cooked, won't be able to tell the difference!


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    Re: It's that time of year

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    I'm a college student, loans are running low, and food is scarce. What are your favorite cheap foods?

    Im a big fan of Velveeta, cold cereal, Ramen is ok.
    I know I am going to get royally creamed by the holier-than-thou stormtroopers here, but if you finances are so tight that you are having trouble eating, then foot stamps ARE available. Far more students qualify for them than they realize.



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    Re: It's that time of year

    Quote Originally Posted by Hugs4ISU View Post
    I know I am going to get royally creamed by the holier-than-thou stormtroopers here, but if you finances are so tight that you are having trouble eating, then foot stamps ARE available. Far more students qualify for them than they realize.
    Haha it isn't that bad.



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    Re: It's that time of year

    grilled cheese is always a good cheap meal.


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    Re: It's that time of year

    easy mac, ramen, hamburger helper is awesome, myself and my 3 roomates normally get a coupe lbs of hamburger a week and make it and all split the cost we spend like $2.50 a person being poor sucks but oh well, part of growing up and being in college. I love going home and having my parents take me out to a nice restaurant, greatest thing ever.



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    Re: It's that time of year

    I went a solid week on black label (generic) canned chilli...from the old Save U More Foods. That was a brutal week...



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    Re: It's that time of year

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneAbuse View Post
    I went a solid week on black label (generic) canned chilli...from the old Save U More Foods. That was a brutal week...
    Did you stock up on toilet paper while you were there?


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    Re: It's that time of year

    Quote Originally Posted by CRcyclone6 View Post
    Did you stock up on toilet paper while you were there?
    Like I said, it was brutal!!! But I was happy to have something to eat. It was the last week of the semester, and I was BROKE! I'm sure I was using campus facilities for TP!!!



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    Re: It's that time of year

    Banquet Chicken Nuggets..it's almost 4 dollars but you get 30 nuggets.


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    Re: It's that time of year

    Quote Originally Posted by CRcyclone6 View Post
    Did you stock up on toilet paper while you were there?
    Who buys toilet paper in college? Thats what dining centers, dorms, and other public restrooms are for...stealing. Got pretty rough for me in between paychecks one time and I went with salted noodles for a few days. Those were the dark days.



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    Re: It's that time of year

    If you have an oven available...Betty Crocker has little pouches of muffins for like $.80 a bag. Come in chocolate chip and blueberry..idk what others. Makes 6 muffins a pouch



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