Have you started your college shopping list for the summer or fall semester? If so, don’t rush out and start purchasing items just yet. Although there are many items you will need, it helps to do a little pre-planning and research before you hit the stores. If you don’t, your bank account could go into severe shock. It know it’s hard to resist all those trendy items and the color coordinated room packages, but trust me, there’s a better way to get everything you need without going broke. Just follow these simple tips for reducing your college expenses and you’ll not only be hanging out in a totally cool space, but you may also have some leftover money, as well.