WHEN YOU WERE IN COLLEGE, WHAT DID YOU DO TO MAKE MONEY?
There are web sites that show Uni students 'working' for their money.
The essentials like clubs, lol. I DJ'd, it meant that I didn't have a day off though. I went to college in the week and worked the weekends and some week day nights. The good thing about DJin' is that you get paid a lot of money for getting drunk and partying. Ahhh College days, best days off your life ;o)
I was careful with my spending though.
I convinced my father to get a second job.
I do several things. I have loans and scholarships. During the regular year I usually get paid for my research and right now I'm working for the Princeton Review lecturing general chemistrry to pre-med students. My first year I worked as a shoe salesman and my second as a pizza delivery driver.
My parents paid my tuition and gave me money. They gave me a substantial bank account, so I didn't really need to ask them for more. I held jobs for two summers but never had a regular job.
I tutored other students, mostly in basic calculus and trig, first for the university I attended and later for myself. IC, exactly WHERE was this college you went to? I think I chose the wrong institution of higher learning...
Oh, I forgot. For one semester, I was an escort, walking female students back to their dorms from main campus after it got dark. The university started the program after a series of attacks on women in the area.
I worked for some company, fixing computers.
I became an entrepreneur by selling used condoms in the classrooms.
I got a huge student loan and then bummed money of my parents for a year.
IMO you shouldn't be working when you're in school. There's plenty of time for that later.