Student ID cards can sometimes mean discounts at local merchants. But if students aren’t aware of it that’s a perk that’s not available to them.
Many of the students at San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, Calif., were unaware of the discounts available to them, according to this article in the college’s student newspaper.
In fact, a list of merchants which offer discounts is posted on the school’s student body government’s web site, but it hasn’t been updated since Dec. 14, 2009. As the newspaper pointed out, this can make finding the deals available to students somewhat difficult.
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