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Jeans, sports equipment or winter coats someone else has outgrown may be just exactly what your student needs, and at a fraction of the original cost.
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You can save 75% -- or even more -- when you buy these gently used items.
If you implement all 10 of these tips, the savings will be much more significant.
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