College may be one of the most exciting times in your life, but there is one thing that’s seriously lacking – money! Luckily, there are a ton of people who have been in your same position and want to help ease your wallet’s pain with these great websites & apps.
Everyone loves to shop, right? Threadflip is an online consignment store that allows you buy your favorite name brands for cheap, but we’re not here to spend money, we’re here to make money!
Threadflip is also a great place to sell your old clothes. All you have to do is pack up your clothes, send it to Threadflip and they take care of the photography, pricing, and shipping! Once your item sells you can get your money using paypal or even credit to Threadflip! Your wallet will stay full and you’ll be the best dressed on campus!
Have a closet full of stuff you won’t be able to take with you to college? No problem! All you have to do is sign up for Carousell!
Carousell allows you to simply take pictures of your item with your smartphone and list them online for sale. We originally featured them in our startups to watch blog and we’re happy to see that they’ve been going strong since!
Wouldn’t it be nice to work with big brands and get paid whenever you have time? Go Commando partners with major companies to give college students on-campus tasks.
All you have to do is sign up using the Go Commando App, fill out a short survey, receive your assignments, and get paid! If you have a demanding schedule then this is the perfect way to put some extra money in your pocket!
Need a quick $5? Fiverr allows you to use any of your skills to earn a quick five bucks. All you have to do is signup, put up a quick description of what services you offer, and start getting requests.
These services range from graphic designs, writing, proofreading, translations, animations, making music, and even being someone’s friend on Skype! While basic services start at $5 the more involved and complicated tasks can earn you up to $20! You can easily add a couple extra features to your service and easily earn $50+ for doing something you’re already good at!
What happens when Ebay meets Craigslist? OfferUP is born! OfferUp is a marketplace that allows you to sell to your stuff to local people.
I’d recommend selling your used textbooks on OfferUP. You’ll definitely get more money than what your school is offering and you won’t have to deal with shipping the item if you were to sell on another marketplace like Amazon.
Being a student is tough, but it has its perks! Studentrate hosts hundreds of discounts and cash back offers from major retailers such as, T-Mobile, Forever 21, and Lenovo.
Studentrate doesn’t just stop with retailers. They also have a handy textbook price comparison search that will check your school against other stores.
Everyone deserves to treat themselves, even college students! Raise is a great website that allows people to buy and sell gift cards to restaurants, movie theaters, retailers, and more!
This is the perfect way for you to unload an unwanted gift card and make some quick cash or pick up a gift card and save yourself some money. An added benefit is a lot of the gift cards are e-vouchers that you can download and print or display from your phone. This makes it so you don’t have to wait for a physical card to arrive in the mail.
Live Music Tutor
If you happen to be a talented musician then you can turn your skill into steady income with Live Music Tutor. This website will connect with students that are eager to learn how to play an instrument, music production, and even music history.
All you need is a computer or tablet with a camera so you can give instructions. You can also give points to your students that will allow you to track their progress. Live Music Tutor has 35 categories of expertise to choose from, so now you can tell your friends that your awesome oboe skills are finally paying off!
You may have heard the saying “C’s get degrees,” but you probably haven’t heard “A’s get you discounts!” That’s because until now they didn’t! The Kudzoo app allows you to post your report card for exclusive offers, reward points, scholarship opportunities and even once-in-a-lifetime experiences!
If you’re someone who needs a little incentive to keep motivated, then the Kudzoo App is perfect for you!
Fancy yourself a Foodie? Servy is an app that allows qualified people to give feedback to restaurants about their dining experience and help out a good cause.
While you won’t exactly get a free meal out of Servy, you will get a partial reimbursement. If that’s not enough to peak your interest, Servy will donate a meal to charity every time you visit a restaurant. Now you can stay fed while changing the world!