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Sending a Child to College Soon? Don’t Buy These Seven Things

Students all over the Sioux Empire are getting ready to head back to class over the next few weeks.

If you’re sending a child off to college this fall, here are seven things you don’t need to buy. Experts say they’re just a waste of money these days.

Source: Yahoo


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A Printer

 
 

Sure, they're nice to have. But do you really need one? Most homework can be emailed now.

 
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A tablet.

 
 

The cheap tablets can't do everything a laptop can. In many cases you're better off with a computer.

 
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A Big Screen TV

 
 

Most young people watch everything on computers now anyway. Having a big TV is not a necessity.

 
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New Clothes

 
 

Especially if you're a freshman. Chances are you might gain some weight. So just buy a few things, not an entire new wardrobe.

 
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A Mini Fridge

 
 

In college, most of the time mini fridges are used to store your Hot Pockets and beer. Yeah, they're handing to have, but not necessary.

 
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External Hard Drive

 
 

If you need to back stuff up, you can get free storage online.

 
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An iron

 
 

How many kids do you know that actually iron their clothes. That's what I thought.

 

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