College students are perpetually strapped for cash. Over the past 20 years, the cost of tuition has increased by 157 percent for private universities, 194 percent for out-of-state public universities and a whopping 237 percent for in-state public universities.
To cut costs, students should keep their eyes peeled for opportunities to save money on their everyday purchases. Even billionaire Mark Cuban says that buying things you need while they're on sale is one of the best ways to save money and get a positive return on investment.
Here are five Cyber Monday deals students can't afford to overlook: