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    Parents, Teachers, And Students, What Are Your Best Money-Saving Tips For Back-To-School Shopping?

    Summer goes by so fast...

    It's barely August, but back-to-school shopping season is already here.

    So if you have a money-saving hack that helps you get ready for a new school year (without breaking the bank), we want to hear from you.

    Maybe you team up with a friend to buy school supplies in bulk. Splitting the bill on mega-packs of pencils and paper helps both of you save some cash.

    girl getting off the school bus with notebooks and a new backpack

    Or perhaps instead of one big shopping trip, you spread your purchases out over several months based on your budget and where you can find deals.

    woman shopping for notebooks and binders

    Or maybe you're all about using store apps and coupons to find the items you need at the best price. It takes a little more time and planning, but these days every penny counts.

    man looking at deals on his phone

    Tell us about your back-to-school shopping tips and tricks in the comments, and you could be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post.