But how exactly can one go on expressing gratitude to friends or professors at college when there isn’t much stuffing in the bank account? College students have a plethora of people to show gratitude toward: friends, family, professors, advisors, mentors, bosses, and so on. And when short on both time and cash, finding meaningful ways to express appreciation can be tricky.
However, when thinking about how much to spend on the endeavor, sometimes a mere thank you seems to be the best option when money is tight. While simply verbalizing your gratitude can be nice, there are many other more tangible ways of showing gratitude to friends and other people in your life without breaking the bank. With a little ingenuity, intentionality, and personalization, the inexpensive ideas below will be a way for expressing your gratitude for half of the price.