College may be the time in an individual’s life when they are introduced to advanced concepts such as computational linear algebra or astrophysics, but it is also the time when many learn how to fix real-world problems on a budget.
From cooking pasta in a coffee maker to using power tools to bake cupcakes, these cash-strapped college students saved money by developing DIY projects that fixed daily problems.
Although using an iron to bake a pizza may seem a little farfetched, many of these ideas are ingenious.
Car mirror broken? No Problem!
What happens when you can’t afford a shower head:
Hole in your sock? Your marker is your friend.
Use a ruler to create a makeshift pizza slicer:
As a college student with no money, here are my awesome cups: