40 college student discounts for back-to-school

SAVE SMARTLY -- Money is scarce for many college students, so finding ways to save is key. Many merchants offer discounts aimed at students, whether on clothes, electronics, textbooks, or even movie tickets, although they're not always easy to find. Here are 40 discounts that can help college students save on the things they need and want while hitting the books -- you can also find those textbooks on the cheap as well.

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