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    Poorest college moment?

    Selling my textbook halfway through the semester was always an option. Yours?



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    Re: Poorest college moment?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chipper View Post
    Selling my textbook halfway through the semester was always an option. Yours?
    Relying on free hot dogs at Mickey's for my dinner 2-3 nights a week.



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    Re: Poorest college moment?

    I just married someone who was already graduated with a job.


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    Re: Poorest college moment?

    My college experience was a whole series of bad decisions. It started with the realization that you could meet lots of ladies through the on-campus internet, combined with the realization that I didn't necessarily have to go to class to do well on the tests = not a lot of time focused on scholastic achievement. Or let's be honest.....no time spent on scholastic achievement. I'm quite sure my beers drank were 5x > classroom days attended.



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    Re: Poorest college moment?

    The time I overdrew my checking account by buying a snickers bar at Hy-Vee. That was embarrassing.


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    Re: Poorest college moment?

    I had 5 credit cards from that I got so I could get one of those sweet free t-shirts!

    who needs money when you got plastic?



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    Re: Poorest college moment?

    Drank a bottle of schnapps one night followed by some beer at Cy's. Got carried home by some buddies and it's the only time I've ever blacked out. Thankfully I had some good friends keeping an eye on me.

    To top it off my folks showed up the next morning for a "surprise" visit.

    Man was I young and dumb....



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    Student Security (me) + keys to foodservice = success



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    Re: Poorest college moment?

    Sold plasma (blood not tv) for food money. $45 a week.



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    Re: Poorest college moment?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    The time I overdrew my checking account by buying a snickers bar at Hy-Vee. That was embarrassing.
    Especially awesome when your bank charges outrageous overdraft fees and your overdraft protection hadn't kicked in. That snickers bar cost 40 bucks.



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    Re: Poorest college moment?

    Quote Originally Posted by GriffClones View Post
    Sold plasma (blood not tv) for food money. $45 a week.
    This was quite possibly the best paying job I ever had - especially for the amount of work done. By the last couple years with some of their bonuses I was making $60 a week - which comes out to around $17-20 an hour.....



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    Re: Poorest college moment?

    Sold some CD's to buy toilet paper.


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    Re: Poorest college moment?

    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    I just married someone who was already graduated with a job.
    Married in college? Ouch! That is a rough moment!



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    Re: Poorest college moment?

    Never really was too poor in college. Found out early on the selling T-shirts can make a college kid a lot of money. Also was an electronic media major and made decent money and got credit making videos for various departments.


    Exaggeration is a BILLION times worse than understating.

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    Re: Poorest college moment?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chipper View Post
    Especially awesome when your bank charges outrageous overdraft fees and your overdraft protection hadn't kicked in. That snickers bar cost 40 bucks.
    Yea... that also was fun to see that I needed 30 bucks just to be broke.


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