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    17 Products Every College Student Should Own

    "Help me, I'm poor."

    1. A rice cooker and a shit ton of Sriracha.

    It's almost cliché at this point to say that a rice cooker is so clutch for college, but it is. You can get like 18 meals for 32 cents (don't check my math). Rice + Sriracha is all you need if you're really on that struggle budget. Get the rice cooker from Amazon for $19.99 and three 28-ounce bottles of Sriracha for $14.46.

    2. An electric kettle and a French press.

    The French press ($13.80 on Amazon) is for when you're too tired to even make it to the coffee stand. The kettle provides the water for coffee and other important food groups like Cup Noodle and Easy Mac. Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    3. This single-serving blender.

    4. A graphic long-sleeve tee.

    Longsleeve tees are having a bit of a resurgence right now and I'm all for it. Things that are easy to layer come in handy when you're waking up 10 minutes before class. Get one from Union LA for $42 or H&M for $24.99.

    5. A big-ass box of pudding for the late night munchies.

    6. An easy to carry, pint-sized water bottle.

    7. A more discreet way to vape between classes.

    8. Chinos that actually fit.

    Maintain the illusion of adulthood is the central task of college. Khakis help. Get them from Uniqlo for $40.

    9. Pocket notebooks to, like, actually write shit down.

    I prefer the graph paper ones because they let you write AND doodle like pro. Get a pack of three from Amazon for $9.90.

    10. An iPhone charger that fits on your keys.

    11. A fall-ready desert boot.

    12. Some serious headphones for when you don't want anyone to talk to you.

    13. This privacy tent for your bed.

    14. A field jacket to ride the seasons (and carry a lot of shit).

    A mid-weight jacket that will never go out of style and has enough pockets for all the shit above (vape, notebooks, etc). Get one from Urban Outfitters for $59 (or check your local thrift shop and I bet you can find one for less than $10).

    15. This microwave baked potato cooker.

    16. A copy (aka download? How do kids watch movies these days?) of Accepted, the best really bad movie about college.

    Universal Pictures
    Universal Pictures

    "Ask me about my wienerrrr!" Rent it on Amazon for $3.99.

    17. A bag that will last you all four (or five) years.

    I got this backpack in college. I still use it every day. Buying well-made shit (even when you're broke) works out. Get it from Makr for $185.