College fun on the cheap

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hallway party

Last week when I covered how much money college students need for personal items and entertainment, I alluded to the countless options for having fun in college while avoiding credit card debt and frivolous spending.

Money Smart Life has pulled together a broad list of five ways to have fun in college on the cheap. Truth be told, it isn't hard to do; no matter what size your university is, there are bound to be loads of low cost entertainment opportunities. The list, compiled by Money Smart Life, includes many of the old college standbys, but features a few new ways to get your kicks on a budget.

I can totally get behind their suggestion of a Wii-party -- complete with age appropriate drinks; I spent a good portion of my junior year schooling my neighbors in Tiger Woods Golf without spending more than a fiver for the night.